Student arrested for September robbery of local business

Student arrested for September robbery of local business
Photo provided by Baton Rouge Police Department

POSTED: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 6:30pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 6:34pm

A woman was arrested at the school she attends for a September robbery.

Bianca Shelton, 19, was arrested earlier today for an armed robbery which occurred on September 30 at High Styles Fashion, locaed on Plank Road.

Shelton entered the business while armed with a handgun and concealed her identity with a cloth over her face.

She then demanded cash, and was handed around $300 from an employee of the business. Before Shelton could make her get away, a second employee grabbed the weapon and disarmed her. Shelton then fled the store on foot.

Shelton was later identified by her voice and mannerisms, prior to admitting the robbery to a known associate of hers.

Shelton was located and arrested at Northdale Alternative, where she attends. Shelton is charged with Armed Robbery and was later booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.


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