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BRPD seeking suspect in gas station armed robbery

(Source: Baton Rouge Police Department) (Source: Baton Rouge Police Department)
(Source: Baton Rouge Police Department) (Source: Baton Rouge Police Department)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery at a Highland Road gas station.

The robbery happened on Monday night at about 8:30. A police investigation shows that a suspect approached the counter of the Valero EZ Stop Express on Highland Road, posing as a customer.

The BRPD says that as the cashier was finishing the transaction, the suspect pointed a silver colored handgun and demanded money from the register. Even though the suspect was able to flee the scene with an undisclosed amount of money, a security camera was able to get images of the crime in progress.

Baton Rouge Police describe the suspect as a black male, 5'8" to 5'10", with a medium build. The suspect was wearing a black jacket over a white t-shirt with black pants and a black Chicago White Sox baseball cap.

Anyone with more information on this incident is asked to contact the Armed Robbery Division at 389-3845 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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