Police searching for gunman in credit union robbery

Police searching for gunman in credit union robbery
These surveillance camera images show a gunman robbing Red River Credit Union on Jacob Street in Shreveport on the morning of Oct. 30, police say. (Source: Shreveport Police Department)

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — Police are searching for the man who robbed a Shreveport credit union and got away with an undisclosed amount of money.

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Posted by Shreveport Police Department on Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Officers got the call just after 9 a.m. Wednesday to Red River Federal Credit Union in the 1000 block of Jacob Street. That’s in the Fairfield neighborhood, not far from the Louisiana State Building.

A man wearing a black mask on his face and armed with a small-caliber handgun demanded money, according to Shreveport police Officer Christina Curtis.

He then fled west on Jacob Street.

The gunman also was wearing a black jacket, dark-colored pants and black shoes, Curtis said.

Shreveport police K-9 officers were searching the area.

Authorities urge anyone with any information about the robbery to call detectives at (318) 673-7300, option 3, or contact Shreveport-Caddo Crime Stoppers by calling (318) 673-7373, visiting the organization’s website, lockemup.org, or using the P3Tips app.

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