Police seeking cigarette bandit who fled on mountain bike
POSTED: Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 12:15pm
UPDATED: Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 12:19pm
BATON ROUGE, LA — BRPD Robbery Detectives are attempting to identify a suspect who is accused of robbing the CVS located in the 3200 block of Highland Rd.
On May 24, 2012, at approximately 9:20 a.m., the suspect entered the business and approached the register. While pretending to make a purchase the suspect snatched a grocery bag that contained a carton of cigarettes from the cashier and ran out of the store. The suspect fled the scene on a yellow mountain bike.
The suspect is described as a black male; 6”0-6”2 tall, 215-225 pounds, wearing a white New York Yankees hat, white t-shirt, khaki shorts, brown boots, and a black back pack.
If you know anything about this incident call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867). You can also text your tip to CRIMES (274637). Include CS225 at the beginning of your message.