Posted: Feb 16, 2012 8:32 AM by KATC
Updated: Feb 16, 2012 8:33 AM
This week St. Landry Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving an armed robbery that happened in Melville, La., On February 8, 2012 the United Mississippi Branch Bank in Melville was robbed by two black males. They were armed with handguns upon entering the bank at approximately 11:30 am.
They ordered tellers and the bank manager to fill a backpack and shopping bag, which they had brought. All the employers were ordered to get on the floor while the robbers were in the bank. The robbers are described as Suspect# 1 dark complexted approximately 6' 4 medium build wearing a white hooded pullover jacket with black stripes along the top and blue jeans. Suspect #2 medium brown complexion approximately 5' 8 brown jacket and blue jeans.
In addition to the Crime Stoppers reward, United Mississippi Bank will pay an additional $5000.00 reward for the arrest and conviction of the person or persons involved in this bank robbery.
If you have any information about this crime, please call St. Landry Crime Stoppers at 948-8477 (TIPS), go to our website; stlandrycrimestoppers.com and leave a WEB TIP, or also become my friend on Face book. You can also send us a tip via text message. Text TIPS625, plus your tip to CRIMES (274637).
*Commissioned Law Enforcement officers and members of their immediate families and the victims of this crime are not eligible for crime stoppers rewards.