Armed robber orders po-boy with a side of cash

James Ruffin (Source: Baton Rouge Police Department)
James Ruffin (Source: Baton Rouge Police Department)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Police are asking for the public's help in finding a fugitive.

Police say James Ruffin, 18, is wanted on a charge of armed robbery.

The crime happened at Rouls Deli on Airline Highway on March 17.

Investigators said Ruffin walked in and ordered a shrimp po-boy. They said while the worker was making the sandwich, Ruffin walked behind the counter, pulled out a handgun and took money from the register.

Detectives didn't report how much money the suspect took.

Ruffin is 5' 8" and weighs 160 pounds.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 344-7867 or text CS225 and a message to 274637.

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