Man arrested for alleged armed robbery of Walker Subway
WALKER, La. (WAFB) - The Walker Police Department has charged a Baton Rouge man for the alleged armed robbery of a Subway in Walker.
Steven A. Langlois, 20, was arrested by the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Deputies.
Police say the suspect entered the Subway Restaurant located on Hwy. 190, around 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26. The suspect posed as a customer and waited until customers left and then placed an order. Once he received the food he pulled out a small black handgun and demanded money from the register.
The employee gave the suspect the money and he additional took money from the tip container on the counter before fleeing on foot. It is believed that the suspect ran north from Subway along Glascock Street towards Burgess Avenue.
The suspect reportedly stole $580, according to authorities.
“We are pleased with the swift resolution of this robbery and the other violations committed by Langlois,” said Walker Police Chief David Addison.
“Armed robberies are unusual in our City and we understand that having someone on the loose who used a firearm to commit a robbery is unsettling to our residents. Quickly getting this suspect off the street and behind bars was very important to us,” said Chief Addison.
Walker police believe Langlois played a role in the commission of mini warehouse burglaries and related charges.
According to WPD, Langlois remains in custody at the Livingston Parish Detention Center.
The investigation into the Subway robbery and other area thefts remains ongoing.
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