Man with shotgun robs woman in Amite; police searching for suspect
AMITE, LA (NBC33) — The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred Saturday, Dec. 7 on Graham Road in Amite at approximately 10:45 p.m.
Police responded to a residence where the victim stated she was robbed after getting out of her car.
As she approached the front door , and unknown white male approached her. He was armed with a rifle.
The suspect grabbed her purse and fled east on foot.
The suspect was described as being about 6 feet tall, and thin. The victim reported that the suspect was wearing blue jeans and a blue hooded sweatshirt. The sweatshirt was zipped really tight and the hood was drawn tight to cover most of his face.
The Sheriff’s Office asks that anyone with information about this suspect please contact Crime Stoppers at 800.554.5245.