Man on the run after robbing Shreveport bank

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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

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