From KPLC Staff:
ELTON, LA (KPLC)-A bank robber targeted an Elton bank Friday evening. Elton police say the St. Martin Bank on Main Street was held up around 5:30pm. The robber was gone before police arrived, but witnesses told police he fled going west on Highway 190 in what's described as a mid-sized dark colored car. Police say the dye-packs exploded in the car while it was still in the parking lot of the bank. The suspect is described as a black male, 5'7" tall, weighing around 270lbs. Anyone with information should contact their local law enforcement agency.