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Police search for Baton Rouge bank robber

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Police are searching for a suspect in a broad daylight bank robbery that happened Tuesday afternoon.

Police say the robbery happened just before 4 p.m. at the Fidelity Homestead Bank on Corporate Boulevard.

Investigators say the suspect handed the teller a note demanding money and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect is believed to be in his early 20's, between 5'3" and 5'6" with a slim build.  He was wearing a purple LSU baseball cap, a white t-shirt with the words "You Mad Bro" written in blue, red and black, and faded purple LSU wind pants with white stripes down each leg.

If you have any information about this robbery, you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at 344-STOP (7867).

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