Red wig robber strikes Iberia Bank on Highland | News
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB)- Police are investigating a robbery at a Baton Rouge bank Monday morning.
It happened at the Iberia Bank on Highland Road near Kenilworth Parkway around 9:30 a.m.
Police say the suspect took an undisclosed amount of money and fled the scene.
The suspect is described as a white male, five feet eight inches to six feet tall, and around 220 pounds. He was last seen wearing a khaki hat, a long red wig and beard, a blue long sleeved shirt, blue jeans, and purple gloves. He was carrying a dark colored gym bag.
Authorities are looking for the suspect.
Another robbery happened on May 1, 2012 at Regions Bank on Siegen Lane at 9:35 a.m. The suspect in that robbery was also wearing a khaki hat, a red wig and purple gloves. There is no word on if the two robberies are connected.
Anyone with information on either of these robberies is urged to contact the Armed Robbery Division at 389-3845 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.
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