Man robs victim at gunpoint for $15, arrested

Man robs victim at gunpoint for $15, arrested
Photo provided by Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office

POSTED: Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 4:30pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 4:34pm

An 18-year-old Donaldsonville man has been arrested for armed robbery.

Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were called to the area of Nolan Street and Second Street of Donaldsonville regarding a man being robbed of $15 at gunpoint. 

Deputies began to investigate and located the suspect, Casey Harris, from the description the victim gave.

Harris began to run when deputies approached him but was later apprehended.

Deputies also located the gun used and a small bag containing marijuana on Harris. During the course of the investigation the gun was found to have been stolen.

Harris, 18, was charged with Armed Robbery/Use of a Firearm, Possession of Schedule II CDS, Illegal Carrying of a Weapon, Resisting an Officer, and Illegal Possession of Stolen Firearms.

He is currently incarcerated at the Ascension Parish Jail awaiting bond.

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