NEW ORLEANS – Authorities are looking for a man who robbed a bank in the Central Business District Wednesday morning.
Around 10:15 a.m., a man walked into Crescent Bank & Trust at the intersection of Poydras Street and Loyola Avenue, according to a release from the FBI. The man approached a teller window and gave the bank clerk a note demanding money.
The man then fled the bank with cash, according to the FBI. He left the bank on foot in the direction of Rampart Street.
The suspect is described as a white male, in his mid-50s, with a slender-average build, wearing a gray long-sleeved shirt, blue jeans, reading glasses, white tennis shoes and a dark baseball cap with a fleur de lis logo. He left the bank on foot in the direction of Rampart Street.
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.