POSTED: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 4:00am
UPDATED: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 4:04am
East Baton Rouge, La — On May 03, at 8:00 p.m., East Baton Rouge Sheriff Office Deputies responded to an armed robbery at the Central Wal-Mart. The victim entered the female restroom and when she did, she was immediately confronted by a black male.
The male struck the victim with a pistol and then stole her purse. He then fled the scene in a gray Mazda.
Deputies in area quickly located the vehicle and were able to affect an arrest.
James Hilton, 20 and Marquita Cage, 21 were arrested. Hilton was charged with Armed Robbery and Illegal Possession of a Stolen Firearm and Cage was charged with Armed Robbery.
Both were booked into parish prison.