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Update: Bank robbery at Monroe Ouachita Valley Federal Credit Union

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MONROE, La. (OPSO & KNOE 8 News) - The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the robbery of the Ouachita Valley Federal Credit Union located on Highway 80 East in Monroe. 

Shortly after 9:45 am, a black male suspect wearing a dark two-toned hoodie, dark pants, dark shoes, and a cloth covering his face entered the bank and demanded money from the tellers.

The suspect acted as if he had a weapon in a bag that he brought into the bank. After taking an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect exited the front doors and fled east through the parking lot.

OPSO, along with the Federal Bureau of Investigations, is seeking leads on the identity of this suspect. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the sheriff's office at 318-329-1200 or Crimestoppers at 318-388-2274.

Previous Report:

MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - KNOE 8 News has learned that a bank robbery has occurred at the Ouachita Valley Federal Credit Union.

Monroe Police is assisting the Louisiana State Police and the Ouachita Parish Sheriff Deputies in the investigation.  Monroe Police has released a K-9 unit and that officers are putting on bullet proof vests.

The bank location is 1605 Highway 80 East in Monroe.

KNOE 8 News has sent a crew to the scene and will have more updates as they come available.
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