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Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Branch on N. Carrollton Robbed

FBI New Orleans April 08, 2014
  • Public Affairs Specialist Mary Beth Romig (504) 816-3325

Today, April 8, 2014, at approximately 9:45 a.m., a robbery occurred at the Gulf Coast Bank & Trust branch located at 201 N. Carrollton Avenue in New Orleans.

The suspect entered the location and brandished a black handgun. He approached a teller window demanding money. The subject left the bank with an undetermined amount of U.S. currency.

The suspect is described as black male in his mid-40s, approximately 6’0” tall, with a medium build. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, a black baseball cap under the hood, blue jeans, black sneakers, and sunglasses. He was carrying a blue gym-style bag over his left shoulder. He was last seen exiting the back door of the bank, heading north on Iberville Street toward the direction of Lake Pontchartrain.

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Anyone who has information is asked to contact the Federal Bureau of Investigation at 504-816-3000 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. The Metropolitan Orleans Bank Security Association (MOBSA) is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of this bank robber. The public can visit bankrobbers.fbi.gov for further information on suspects wanted for bank robbery.