Gun wielding man robs bank inside Rouses on Franklin Ave.

photo: FBI

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The FBI is investigating the robbery of the Liberty Bank branch inside the Rouses Supermarket in the 6600 block of Franklin Ave.

Investigators say the suspect entered the location about 10:30 a.m. on Thursday and brandished a handgun and a demand note.

The bank teller complied with his demands and fled the area with an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect was captured on a surveillance camera. He is described as a black male in his late 30’s or early 40’s, about 6-feet tall.

He was wearing a black and gold jacket, a gray t-shirt and silver rimmed glasses.

If you have any information about the robbery, call the FBI at 816-3000 or Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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