Monroe authorities investigate Bank of America robbery

Two schools are on lockdown after a Bank of America branch was robbed on West Sixth and South Monroe Street.

According to the Monroe News, St. John School and Monroe Middle School are on lockdown while law enforcement agencies investigate the area with a helicopter and cainine unit.

Authorities say the suspect did not appear to have a weapon. The suspect is described as a clean-shaven white male in his 20s and wearing a thick green coat with a multi-colored hat.