Suspect in Menchies Frozen Yogurt robbery captured

Suspect in Menchies Frozen Yogurt robbery captured

DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (WAFB) - A man accused of robbing Menchies Frozen Yogurt in Denham Springs on Tuesday was arrested Wednesday afternoon, according to Denham Springs Police.

The robbery happened around 6 p.m. and the suspect was caught on surveillance.

According to employees at Menchies, the suspect, now identified as 31-year-old Andrew Luke Mayeux, told an employee to "give him the money in the register and she wouldn't get hurt."

When Denham Springs Police officers found Mayeux on Wednesday afternoon, he was wearing the same clothing he wore during the robbery. Police say he confessed to the crime and said he robbed the yogurt shop because of his drug addiction.

Mayeux was arrested and charged with simple robbery. He is being held in the Livingston Parish Detention Center.

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