Bank Robbery in Natchitoches

By Shelby Lawrence

Published 08/21 2014 06:19PM

Updated 08/21 2014 06:20PM

The Natchitoches Police Department is currently investigating a bank robbery that occurred this morning in the city.

At 0955 hrs the police department received a 911 call from employees inside of the La Capital Federal Credit Union located at 926 University Parkway in Natchitoches.

Officers arriving at the scene found that the suspects had fled the scene before they had arrived.

The initial investigation revealed that two suspects had entered the bank through the back door by prying the door off of the hinges and entering in. One suspect had a weapon. The two suspects then took an undisclosed amount of money by grabbing several money bags and fleeing out the same door on foot.

Both suspects wore mask and gloves as to hide their identity. The FBI has been contacted and is assisting the Natchitoches Police Department in this investigation.     

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