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Suspected bank robber caught near Duson

Posted at 10:25 AM, Jul 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-13 13:07:05-04

A man accused of robbing an Oil Center bank today is now in custody, police say.

The man walked into a bank in the 200 block of Audubon and demanded money, police say. He got out of the bank, and police found the car and began a pursuit.

Police say he turned onto a dead-end road between Duson and Scott, and is now in custody.

Police say no injuries were reported at the bank, or at the scene of the suspect's apprehension.

We have a crew on the way, and will update this story as soon as we can.