Police investigating armed robbery of Walgreens on Florida Boulevard

Police say this man reportedly robbed a Walgreens on Florida Boulevard at gunpoint.
Police say this man reportedly robbed a Walgreens on Florida Boulevard at gunpoint.(BRPD)
Updated: Oct. 21, 2019 at 9:00 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department is currently investigating the armed robbery of a Walgreen on Florida Boulevard.

Police say the incident happened at the Walgreens located at 11297 Florida Blvd. on Oct. 19 around 8 p.m. It’s believed the robber entered the store, brandished a handgun, and demanded money. After getting an undisclosed amount of cash from the register, police say the person fled the business in a Chevy vehicle with a driver waiting.

This vehicle was reportedly seen leaving the scene of an armed robbery at Walgreens.
This vehicle was reportedly seen leaving the scene of an armed robbery at Walgreens.(BRPD)
It's believed the suspect fled the store in this vehicle.
It's believed the suspect fled the store in this vehicle.(BRPD)

The person is described as a black male 20 to 30-years-old who is about 6′ 3″ tall. He was seen wearing navy blue pants, a blue jacket with gray sleeves and a hood, and black flip flops.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call BRPD’s Armed Robbery Division at 225-389-3845 or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.

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