MOSS BLUFF, LA (KPLC) - A man robbed CSE Federal Credit Union on Sam Houston Jones Parkway then fled into a wooded area around noon Monday, officials said.
Deputies used dogs to track him to a location where it is believed he may have left in a vehicle, said Kim Myers, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman.
The man was wearing a dark hoodie and had his face covered. He walked into the credit union around 11:50 a.m. and demanded money from the teller. He fled with an undisclosed amount of money.
Myers asked anyone with information about the man or the robbery to call the sheriff's office at 491-3605 or Crimestoppers at 439-2222.
Sam Houston High School, Moss Bluff Middle School and Moss Bluff Elementary School were all placed on precautionary lockdown, said Holly Holland, Calcasieu Parish School Board spokeswoman.
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