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.