Baton Rouge police are searching for an armed gunman who robbed the Capital One bank at 3350 Highland Road on Tuesday afternoon.

The man walked into the bank in the North Gate area near LSU about 2 p.m., wielding a gun and demanding money, said Sgt. Donald Stone, a police spokesman.

The robber was given an undisclosed amount of money before he fled the bank, Stone said.

It was not known which way the robber ran once he left the bank, Stone said.

Anyone with information on this robbery is asked to call police at (225) 389-3845.