BRPD investigates armed robbery of Dollar General on Government St.
POSTED: Monday, June 23, 2014 - 11:17am
UPDATED: Monday, June 23, 2014 - 11:17am
BATON ROUGE (NBC33) — Baton Rouge Police Detectives are investigating an armed robbery of the Dollar General Store on Government Street, which happened on Sunday June 22, 2014 around 8:50 p.m.
Police say the suspect entered the business through the front doors while armed with a handgun.
The suspect then approached an employee and demanded money. After taking the money, the suspect left through the front doors on foot in an unknown direction.
The suspect is identified as a black male, thin build, around 6 feet tall, believed to be in his late 30’s to early 40’s.
The suspect was observed wearing a black scarf over the lower portion of his face to conceal his identity, a black t-shirt with grayish/black pants, black shoes, along with a black colored garbage bag.
Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Armed Robbery Division at 389-3845 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.