BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for the person who robbed a Baton Rouge bank at gunpoint Thursday afternoon.
Deputies reported it happened at United Community Bank on Coursey Boulevard around 3:30 p.m. They added the suspect got away with an undisclosed amount of money.
The bank robber is believed to be a man. Investigators said he was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and had a red cloth covering his face.
They added he had a black and silver handgun and was carrying a red and black book bag.
Authorities said the suspect ran toward Sherwood Common Boulevard after the robbery.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.