EBRSO: Detectives searching for armed robber, car thief
EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH, La. (WAFB) - Detectives are asking for help to locate a man who robbed someone at gunpoint before also stealing that person’s car, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.
According to EBRSO, the armed robbery happened on the morning of Tuesday, March 7, on Yorkfield Drive off of O’Neal Lane.
The victim’s cell phone and car keys were taken, deputies said.
The robber drove off in the victim’s gray 2005 Honda Element, deputies added. They noted that they canvassed the area and located the car nearby on O’Neal Lane.
Deputies said the robber got out of the car and ran behind a Dollar Tree. He was last seen jumping a fence on Elkwood Drive at Foxwood Avenue, according to EBRSO.
A perimeter was set up, but deputies were not able to locate the robber during their search, EBRSO said.
Anyone with information that can potentially help in the case is being asked to contact the Capital Area Crime Stoppers by calling (225) 344-7867.
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