Male robs Southern Hills branch of BancorpSouth

Bank employees told investigators the robber was wearing a black mask over his face, a grey jacket, green pants and gloves

Southern Hills bank robbed; suspect sought

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — Shreveport police are searching for the person who robbed a bank branch Thursday morning.

Officers got the call shortly after 9:30 a.m. to the BancorpSouth Bank branch in the 9200 block of Mansfield Road. That’s near the intersection of Mansfield Road and West Bert Kouns Industrial Loop in the city’s Southern Hills neighborhood.

Bank employees told investigators that a male approached a teller and demanded money, police Cpl. Marcus Hines said.

He was wearing a grey jacket, green pants, gloves and a black face mask, they said.

The robber got an undisclosed amount of money then ran.

Police set up a perimeter and, with the aid of K-9s, searched for the robber but he got away.

Police Cpl. Angie Willhite said the dye pack in the bag with the money was activated.

Part of the stolen funds were recovered near the bank, Hines said.

Now detectives are reviewing video from the branch bank’s surveillance cameras in an attempt to identify the robber, Hines added.

Authorities urge anyone with any information about the bank robbery to contact Shreveport-Caddo Crime Stoppers by calling (318) 673-7373, visiting the organization’s website, lockemup.org, or using the P3 Tips app.

The nonprofit pays cash rewards for information that leads to the arrest of the individual or individuals responsible for crimes.

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