Highland Road gas station robbed at gunpoint

Highland Road gas station robbed at gunpoint

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Police are searching for a suspect in the armed robbery of an Exxon Station that took place early Sunday morning. The robbery happened at the Exxon in the 5200 block of Highland Road around 2:15 am.

Investigators say a black male entered the store armed with a handgun, approached the clerk and demanded money from the cash register. The suspect then retrieved an unknown amount of money, along with several items from the store and then fled the scene. Witnesses say the suspect was seen getting into an older model, white American made vehicle that was driven by another unknown black male.

The suspect that entered the store is described as a dark-skinned black male, around 5'11" and between the ages of 17-19 years old. At the time of the robbery he was wearing a white t-shirt, khaki pants and a blue baseball cap.

No injuries have been reported. If anyone has information on this robbery you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 344-STOP.

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