Armed robbers hit bank inside grocery store

Surveillance photo provided by East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's OfficeEast Baton Rouge Parish sheriff'sdeputies are searching for two armed men who robbed a Chase Bank located inside the Albertson's at 9990 Bluebonnet Blvd.at about 6:50 p.m. Friday.
Surveillance photo provided by East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's OfficeEast Baton Rouge Parish sheriff'sdeputies are searching for two armed men who robbed a Chase Bank located inside the Albertson's at 9990 Bluebonnet Blvd.at about 6:50 p.m. Friday.

Sheriff’s deputies are searching for two masked men armed with guns who robbed a bank located inside the Albertson’s grocery store at 9990 Bluebonnet Blvd. shortly before 7 p.m. on Friday, according to a spokeswoman for the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office.

According to reports, two black males, one wearing a dark colored hunting mask and the other with a dark colored bandanna over his face, approached a bank teller at Chase Bank branch inside the grocery story, said Casey Rayborn Hicks, the spokeswoman.

The teller passed the pair an undisclosed amount of money and the robbers then fled on foot behind the store, Hicks said in a news release.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 389-5000 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 344-STOP.