BRPD investigating armed robbery at Cortana Mall parking lot

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Police are investigating the armed robbery of an individual that occurred around 1 p.m. Friday afternoon in the parking lot of Cortana Mall.

Police say the suspect approached the victim with a hand gun demanding money.

The suspect ran off in an unknown direction before police arrived.

The suspect is described as a black man, 5'8" - 6'6, 150 - 200lbs.

This robbery is still under investigation.

Anyone with information on this robbery is urged to contact the Armed Robbery at 389-3845 or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7846

Copyright 2013 WAFB. All rights reserved.