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Two Suspects Arrested in Pine Prairie Bank Robbery






    Authorities have arrested two suspects wanted in connection with the armed robbery of  Citizens Bank in Pine Prairie. A spokesman for Evangeline Parish Sheriff Eddie Soileau said two suspects were arrested at the Y today just hours after the 10:30am bank holdup. The spokesman said an armed robber entered the bank and took off on a motorcycle with an undetermined amount of cash. One shot was fired as he left however no one was injured. A few hours later, sheriff’s deputies arrested two suspects wanted in the bank holdup. The money has been recovered. Also assisting in the investigation was the Pine Prairie Police Department. We hope to have more details in our newscasts Thursday morning.

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