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Deputies identify suspect wanted in Regions Bank robbery

William Mathis (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office) William Mathis (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Detectives said a Crime Stoppers tip helped to identify the man accused of robbing a bank Wednesday afternoon.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office reported William Mathis, 46, is wanted for first-degree robbery.

Investigators said he is originally from Albany, but believed to be in Florida.

EBRSO said the Regions Bank on O'Neal Lane in Baton Rouge around 3:30 p.m.

Deputies said witnesses told them the man walked in and handed the teller a note demanding money.

Witnesses added the teller gave the man some money, he left the bank and drove off in a red-colored Ford F250 truck.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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