Authorities looking for suspect wanted in two attempted casino robberies
POSTED: Saturday, August 3, 2013 - 9:00am
UPDATED: Saturday, August 3, 2013 - 9:04am
ST. MARTINVILLE, LA — The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted for two attempted robberies that took place at two sepearate casinos.
On August 1, at approximately 6:00 p.m., a heavy set black male entered the Cash Magic Casino on Mills Hwy. in Breaux Bridge. He attacked the clerk in an attempt to obtain her money bag. The clerk was able to fend off the subject and the suspect fled the scene.
A short time later, the same subject went to the Breaux Bridge Truck stop on Mills Hwy. near the St. Martin/Lafayette Parish line and attempted the same thing. The clerk at this establishment also fought him; however, he was able to flee the business with an undetermined amount of money.
The subject fled into Lafayette Parish and was seen entering a white four door car.
He is described as wearing a black and grey striped muscle shirt and blue jean shorts. He is well groomed, and has a large tattoo on his right shoulder. The subject is approximately 5'8" to 5'10" tall and weighs approximately 200 to 230 lbs.
Anyone able to identify the suspect is asked to please contact the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office at (337) 394-3071.