IberiaBank robbed; robber wearing wig, blouse, floral shirt, officials claim _lowres

Advocate staff photo by BRYAN TUCK -- The IberiaBank branch at the corner of Johnston and Jefferson Streets was robbed of an undisclosed amount of money Friday morning in Lafayette.

A Johnston Street branch of IberiaBank was robbed Friday morning by a man wearing a long black wig, a white blouse and a long floral shirt, officials said.

Officers with the Lafayette Police Department were alerted to the robbery at around 9 a.m. in the 1000 block of Johnston, Cpl. Nicole Benoit said.

Witnesses said a black man in women’s wear walked into the bank and handed a teller a note demanding cash, Benoit said in a news release.

The robber fled with an uncounted amount of cash. There were no injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Lafayette Police Department or Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS.