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Police search for suspect in Uptown bank robbery

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NEW ORLEANS – Police are searching for a man suspected of robbing an uptown bank, the second robbery in the New Orleans today.

A robbery occurred at the Chase Bank on the corner of St. Charles and Jackson Avenue around noon.

The suspect entered the bank and approached the teller window with a silver handgun, demanding money. The man fled the bank in an unknown direction with an unknown amount of cash.

Authorities describe the suspect as a black male,about 5'2" tall and unshaven. They said wore blue jeans, a blue long-sleeved t-shirt, a baseball cap with the Boston "B" logo and gloves. 

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.

The public can visit bankrobbers.fbi.gov for further information on suspects wanted for bank robbery.

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