Bank robbery at First Federal on Highway 14

By Theresa Schmidt - bio | email

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - There was a bank robbery in Lake Charles on Tuesday morning at the First Federal Branch on Highway 14 just south of Twelfth Street. The incident happened around 9:45 a.m. Soon afterward, the branch was surrounded in crime tape as investigators talked to witnesses at the scene.

Not many details are available, but according to Lake Charles police sergeant Mark Kraus when the two men entered the bank, they were armed. They robbed the bank, then fled the scene.

Police are hoping to find leads in the case. The FBI will be working with local authorities to hopefully determine the identity of the suspects involved.

Police are not saying how much money was taken in the robbery. There is no word of any injuries.

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the men entered the bank they were armed