Craig C. Betbeze
(504) 816-3274
August 15, 2017

FBI Investigating First Bank & Trust Robbery Located at 1320 S. Morrison Blvd., Hammond, Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS—The FBI New Orleans Division is requesting the assistance of the public in identifying the two individuals who robbed the First Bank & Trust, 1320 S. Morrison Blvd., Hammond, Lousiana 70403.

On Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at approximately 11:30 a.m., two black males entered the First Bank & Trust, approached the teller counter, brandished a handgun, and demanded money. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of money, the robbers fled the bank on foot.

The robbers were described as follows:

Subject # 1 – is a black male, approximately 5’ 6” tall, between 30 to 40 years old, light complexion, and a small build. He wore a black long sleeve polo style shirt with white stripes, blue jeans, and a white baseball hat.

Subject # 2 – is a black male, approximately 6’ 00” tall, between 20 to 30 years old, medium complexion, medium build, and a beard. He wore a black short sleeve shirt, dark pants, and a black baseball hat.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Federal Bureau of Investigation at 504-816-3000 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and indictment of these bank robbers. The public can visit for further information on suspects wanted for bank robbery.