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EBRSO: Armed robber demands money, cigarettes

Robbery suspect (Source: EBRSO) Robbery suspect (Source: EBRSO)

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Deputies are searching for a suspect who robbed a Cracker Barrel early Thursday morning.

Deputies say the armed robbery happened at 2 a.m. at the Cracker Barrel in the 15400 block of Jefferson Highway.

According to reports, a man walked into the store armed with a black pistol and demanded that the clerk give him the money from the register and two packs of cigarettes.

The clerk complied and the suspect fled the store on foot.

The suspect is described as a black male, between 5’6 and 5’7 inches tall, husky build, with a black mustache and is believed to be between 28-35 years old.

He was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket and camouflage pants.

Anyone with any information about the robbery is asked to call the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office at 225-389-5000 or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.

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