EBRSO looking for CVS robbery suspect

EBRSO looking for CVS robbery suspect

POSTED: Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 12:31pm

UPDATED: Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 12:32pm

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s detectives are looking for a suspect in the robbery of CVS Pharmacy on George O’Neal.

The incident happened Thursday morning shortly after 9:00 a.m.

According to reports, the suspect entered the business and handed an employee a note stating he had a weapon and demanding drugs from the pharmacy.

Witnesses did not report seeing a weapon. The suspect left the business without any drugs or merchandise.

He was seen leaving in a silver, mid-sized vehicle with no license plate. He drove off in the direction of Jones Creek toward South Harrell’s Ferry.

The suspect is described as a black male, slim build, about 5 feet 9 inches tall. He was reported to be wearing a black jacket, orange/red shirt, black sunglasses, a white gauze bandage on the right side of his face, and dark pants.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident should contact the Sheriff's Office at 389-5000 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 344-STOP. 

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