FBI New Orleans
Craig C. Betbeze
(504) 816-3274
September 7, 2017

FBI and New Orleans PD Investigating Fidelity Bank Robbery

NEW ORLEANS—The FBI New Orleans Division and New Orleans Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect who robbed the Fidelity Bank, 3511 General De Gaulle, New Orleans, Louisiana 70114.

On Thursday, September 7, 2017, at approximately 10:38 a.m., a subject entered the Fidelity Bank – Algiers Branch, approached the teller counter, brandished a handgun, and then presented the teller with a note demanding money. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of money, the robber fled the bank on foot.

The subject is described as a Black male, approximately 30 years old, between 5' 10”—6' 1", with a slender build. He wore a mask, gloves, and a navy blue hooded sweatshirt.

This matter is being jointly investigated by the FBI New Orleans Violent Crime Task Force and the New Orleans Police Department.

Anyone with 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) of New Orleans, a non-governmental organization, is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of this individual. The FBI has no involvement in the administration of this reward or any of its governing terms or conditions.

The public can visit bankrobbers.fbi.gov for further information on suspects wanted for bank robbery.