Suspect sought for CBD bank robbery

The New Orleans Police Department is searching for a suspect wanted for a morning bank robbery.

According to police, around 10:30 a.m. a woman armed with a knife entered the Fidelity Homestead Savings Bank in the 300 block of St. Charles Avenue.

The woman also threatened to have a gun.

She was able to obtain an unknown amount of money and fled the bank on foot.

The suspect is described as black female in her late-30s to mid-40s, approximately 5 feet, 8 inches tall. She was wearing a gray t-shirt, a black fitted cap, and was wearing dark rimmed glasses. She had acne scars and discoloration along her chin/jaw line.

Anyone who has information is asked to contact the Federal Bureau of Investigation at 504-816-3000 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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