FBI agents make arrest in serial bank robbery investigation

Published: Dec. 15, 2015 at 3:24 AM CST|Updated: Dec. 15, 2015 at 3:27 AM CST
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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Members of the FBI New Orleans Division's Violent Crimes Task Force arrested David M. Shearod on Monday, Dec. 14,  and charged him with two counts of bank robbery.

The FBI New Orleans Division has reason to believe that Shearod is connected to 2 bank robberies within the New Orleans area over the last several months.

The first robbery David M. Shearod is alleged to have committed occurred on Oct. 22, 2015, at the Liberty Bank, inside the Rouse's supermarket, located at 6600 Franklin Ave, New Orleans, LA 70126.

Allegedly, he then committed a second bank robbery on Dec.1, 2015, at the Regions Bank, located at 541 Chartres St., New Orleans, LA 70130.

This matter is being prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney's Office – Eastern District of Louisiana.

Anyone with information regarding these bank robberies or other bank robberies is asked to contact the Federal Bureau of Investigation at 504-816-3000 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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