This morning shortly before 9:00 an armed gunman robbed the Basile State Bank in Eunice. Police Chief Randy Fontenot said the suspect is described as a black male wearing a red bandana and a grey or black hoodie. According to our news partner, KATC the robber produced a gun and demanded money. After getting the cash the suspect left the building on foot running south. Schools in the area were locked down after the robbery was reported. If you have any information about the robbery or the suspect you're asked to call the Eunice Police Department.