Eunice police Lt. Ryan Young, left, and Detective Robert Brickley are shown outside the St. Landry Bank & Trust in Eunice after an armed robbery Thursday morning. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

By Harlan Kirganharlan.kirgan@eunicetoday.com Eunice police captured the suspect to the armed robbery of the St. Landry Bank and Trust in Eunice Thursday morning within six minutes of being dispatched to the scene, Eunice Police Chief Randy Fontenot said.

Kenneth Peart, organizer of the City of Eunice’s Fourth of July fireworks display, has been preparing for Saturday’s show for a few weeks. The fireworks show will start at 9 p.m. Saturday. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

What does a $50,000 fireworks display look like? Look at the sky above the Eunice Recreation Complex at 9 p.m. Saturday to find out.
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Eunice police Lt. Ryan Young, left, and Detective Robert Brickley are shown outside the St. Landry Bank & Trust in Eunice after an armed robbery Thursday morning. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Kenneth Peart, organizer of the City of Eunice’s Fourth of July fireworks display, has been preparing for Saturday’s show for a few weeks. The fireworks show will start at 9 p.m. Saturday. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

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St. Landry Bank in Eunice robbed this morning

The St. Landry Bank and Trust, 101 N. 2nd St., Eunice, was reported robbed by an armed man around 9 a.m. Thursday. Details from police are sketchy this morning. From left, Lt. Ryan Young and Detective Robert Brickley of the Eunice Police Department are at the scene. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

One suspect is in custody following a robbery at the St. Landry Bank at 101 N 2nd St. in Eunice this morning, according to Eunice Police Chief Randy Fontenot.

Eunice bank robbery suspect identifed as Eunice man (updated 2:30 p.m.)

Eunice police Lt. Ryan Young, left, and Detective Robert Brickley are shown outside the St. Landry Bank & Trust in Eunice after an armed robbery Thursday morning. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Independence Day fireworks show planned

Kenneth Peart, organizer of the City of Eunice’s Fourth of July fireworks display, has been preparing for Saturday’s show for a few weeks. The fireworks show will start at 9 p.m. Saturday. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)

What does a $50,000 fireworks display look like?
Look at the sky above the Eunice Recreation Complex at 9 p.m. Saturday to find out.

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