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Gunman sought in Algiers bank robbery


New Orleans, La. -  A search is underway into a bank robbery that happened Thursday morning in Algiers. According to the FBI, a man held up the the Capital One Bank located at 3800 General Degaulle Drive shortly after 9 am Thursday morning.  

The suspect reportedly entered the bank, then brandished a black hand gun. He approached a teller window demanding money. He then left with an undetermined amount of US Currency.

The bank robber is described as a black male, dark skin, in his mid-late 20s, and approximately 5'8"-5'10" tall, with a slim build. He was wearing a dark shirt and dark pants.

He was last seen heading toward the West Bank Expressway on General Degaulle on foot.  

Anyone who has information is asked to contact the Federal Bureau of Investigation at 504-816-3000 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. The Metropolitan Orleans Bank Security Association (MOBSA) is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of this bank robber.

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