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SLIDELL, La. - Police say they captured a bank robber minutes after he held up the Regions Bank on Gause Blvd. Monday afternoon.

According to police, the suspect fled the bank in a black truck after committing the robbery around 2:30 p.m. He was taken into custody without incident near Gause Blvd. and I-10.

A police spokesman said the bank that was robbed was located at 1253 Gause. He said the investigation is continuing and more information will be released Tuesday.

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