POSTED: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 2:30pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 2:34pm
Hammond, La — The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for your assistance in gathering information regarding an armed robbery which occurred April 7 at approximately 4:00 a.m.
Authorities received a panic alarm alert from the Shell Gas Station on South Airport Roadin Hammond.
When deputies arrived, the clerk stated that he saw a black male with a dark hoodie and a ski mask walking up to and about to enter the store. At this time he immediately initiated the panic alert.
The clerk reported that the unknown suspect entered the location armed with a handgun and demanding money.
Sheriff Edwards is asking if anyone having information regarding this robbery to please contact Crimestoppers at 800.554.5245.