Photos of armed robbery suspect released

Photos of armed robbery suspect released
(Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office)
(Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office)

WATSON, LA (WAFB) - New images have been released of the suspect wanted for an armed robbery.

Authorities said a pharmacy was robbed at gunpoint Monday afternoon and now the hunt is on for the armed robber.

The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said it happened on LA 16 in the Watson area around 4:30 p.m.

Deputies said the robber carried a handgun and ran off with an undisclosed amount of prescription medication.

"Every effort is being made to locate the suspect," Sheriff Jason Ard said in a written release.

He is described as having a medium build. A better description could not be provided because the suspect wore a camouflage mask and sunglasses.

The vehicle is believed to be a late model Sedan with damage to its front end. The vehicle, at the time, also had a headlight that was out.

Detectives believe the suspect initially fled on foot, then hopped into the white-colored vehicle.

Anyone with information about the suspect or the robbery is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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