Suspect slips note to teller attempting to rob bank

BATON ROUGE — Officials say one person is in custody after attempting to rob a credit union Monday morning in Baton Rouge.

It happened around 11am in the 3800 block of Scenic Highway near Mohican St.

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s deputies say Willie Landry went into the Federal Credit Union on Scenic Highway and passed a note to a teller attempting to get money. The teller gave him an undisclosed amount of money and Landry left. No weapons were involved according to officials.

Willie Landry, 58

A deputy who happened to be working a nearby detail happened to see Landry. After a short pursuit, he was arrested and charged with first degree robbery.

Officials say the money that was taken during the robbery was recovered.

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