SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — Detectives are trying to track down a man accused of robbing a bank this morning in south Shreveport.
The robbery happened shortly after 9:30 a.m. Thursday at BancorpSouth in the 9200 block of Mansfield Rd.
According to Shreveport Police, a tall, thin black male entered the bank, approached a teller and demanded they hand over cash. The man ran out of the building with an undisclosed amount of money.
SPD used K9’s for an hour and a half ground search but could not locate the man.
Investigators said the man was wearing green colored pants, a grey jacket, gloves, and a black facemask.
No one was injured in the robbery.
Summer Grove Elementary was also placed on lockdown for a short time.
Even though the man was able to escape detectives were able to recover some of the stolen cash.
Crimestoppers is offering a reward in this case. Anyone with information about this man’s identity is urged to contact Crimestoppers at (318) 673-7373 or visit P3tips.com.