Ruston robbers captured in Shreveport

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) – A 24 hour search for two suspects in a Ruston, LA bank robbery ends with their capture in Shreveport.

Authorities spent Wednesday searching through the deep woods in Ruston between Highway 267 and Cookton Road. They were looking for the two men who robbed the Sabine State Bank in Ruston while armed with handguns.

Investigators received tips that led them to Shreveport where they uncovered the two suspects at the Royal Inn on North Market street in Shreveport.

The culprits were found in their motel room with a significant amount of cash and they were then arrested.