EBRSO arrest man accused of robbing a Whitney Bank Saturday

EBRSO arrest man accused of robbing a Whitney Bank Saturday

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office has arrested a man they say robbed a bank Saturday morning.

Deputies say the robbery happened around 9:40 a.m. Saturday at the Whitney Bank in the 8700 block of Bluebonnet Boulevard.

Surveillance video captured the suspect, who deputies say was armed with an old looking, short-barrel revolver. He left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Detectives located the suspect, 47-year-old Louis Bennett III, around 7:30 p.m. Monday in a vehicle on E. Buchanan. Bennett was arrested and charged with armed robbery.

He was booked into parish prison on a $200,000 bond.

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