POSTED: Friday, September 30, 2011 - 1:36pm
UPDATED: Friday, September 30, 2011 - 1:44pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — The Baton Rouge Police Department is tracking a man who they say robbed an 86-year old man. It all happened downtown near the levee.
Officials say the a man walked up to the 86-year old victim, grabbed him from behind around the neck, then took his wallet out of the victims pocket. The suspect ran on foot north down River Road.
Police got the call shortly after 5:30 on Saturday, Sept. 17.
The suspect is described as a white male approximately 25-30 years of age, 6’ in height, 180 lbs, with a short hair cut. He was wearing a solid black t-shirt and blue jean pants.
If you know anything about the man police are tracking down, or about this robbery, call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867).