Opelousas Man Arrested in Bank Heist - KLFY News 10

Opelousas Man Arrested in Bank Heist

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Baton Rouge police have arrested a 29-year-old Opelousas man accused of robbing a bank. 

Karl Shelvin allegedly walked into the State Bank and Trust on Florida St. at 2:22 p.m. Tuesday with a note demanding money.

McKneely says Shelvin grabbed the money and ran away from the bank, but police caught him a short time later. 

Shelvin was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on one count of simple robbery.

It was unclear whether Shelvin has an attorney.

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