LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Police say a man wanted for the robbery of a Lafayette bank has been arrested in Mississippi.
Cpl. Paul L. Mouton says the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force arrested 31-year-old Justin Reed Seawright of Lafayette around midnight Thursday at a motel in Bay St. Louis, Miss.
Mouton says a stolen SUV used in the Wednesday's robbery was found parked at the motel.
The SUV was taken in a carjacking on Tuesday in Lafayette.
Mouton says a man entered the Whitney Bank branch, produced a handgun, and demanded money.
There were no customers inside of the bank and no employees were injured during the robbery.