Man robs Circle K for the second time in two days

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Police Detectives need your help identifying a suspect who robbed a Circle K twice in two days.  The robbery took place at the Circle K in the 4500 block of Plank Road.

The first robbery happened around 4:45 p.m. Thursday afternoon. Police say a man approached the cashier at the front counter. He raised his shirt and showed a handgun, demanding money from the register. After taking an undisclosed amount of money he left.

The same man entered the store again Friday afternoon just before 6:30 pm. The suspect walked into the business demanding money while showing an object wrapped in a towel.  He took an undisclosed amount of money and fled the scene.

The suspect is described as a black man, 5 feet, 9 inches tall, approximately 50-55 years old, medium to large build, wearing a white t-shirt, crocs shoes, black shorts and a black cloth covering his head.

If you have any information, you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7857.

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