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NEWORLEANS-- Authorities are investigating an Algiers bank robbery on General DeGaulle Drive, according to the FBI.

Shortly after 9 a.m., a man walked into the Capital One in the 3800 block of DeGaulle, Mary Beth Romig, a spokesperson for the FBI, said. He pulled out a black handgun and went to a teller window to demand cash.

The man fled the bank on foot heading in the direction the West Bank Expressway.

Authorities describe the suspect is described as black male with a dark complexion. He was in his mid to late 20s, and approximately 5-feet-9 with a slim build. He was wearing a dark shirt and dark pants.

Anyone who has information is asked to contact the FBI 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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