NEW ORLEANS -- The FBI is investigating another bank robbery in New Orleans. The Chase Bank on St. Charles Avenue was the second bank robbed in the city Thursday -- an Algiers bank had been robbed earlier in the morning.
Around 12:15 p.m., a man entered the Chase Bank at 2200 St. Charles Avenue, according to the FBI, went to a teller with a sliver handgun and demanded that the teller to turn over money.
The man fled the bank after the robbery, and the direction he fled after leaving the bank is unknown.
According to the FBI, the suspect is a black male, unshaven and 5-feet-2. He was wearing blue jeans, a blue long-sleeved t-shirt, a baseball cap with a 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.