Police search for Smoothie King robber

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The holiday season means many people get into the spirit of giving, but unfortunately, there are some who get into the spirit of taking.

Police are looking for the man who stole money from a health drink store Tuesday evening.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported the robbery happened at the Smoothie King on Airline Highway near Old Hammond Highway around 7:15 p.m.

Investigators said the robber walked in, demanded money and was given an undisclosed amount of cash.

They added a weapon was never seen, but the suspect allegedly kept his hand in his pocket as though he was armed.

Detectives said the suspect ran off and was last seen headed northbound.

The suspect is described as a white man between 23 and 27 years old. He is 6'0" and weighs about 160 pounds.

He was last seen wearing an LSU cap, blue jeans, a dark-colored jacket and a scarf around his face.

Anyone with information about the robber is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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