Suspect identified in Amelia gas station robbery

AMELIA, LA (WAFB) - Detectives with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office have identified a suspect in a gas station robbery.

Officials say that 45-year-old Shaun Himel, of Paradis, allegedly went up to the counter of a Circle K in Amelia and demanded money from a worker. The victim allegedly gave Himel the contents of the cash register out of fear that Himel would become violent. A warrant was obtained for Himel's arrest on charges of Simple Robbery, but he is currently incarcerated on unrelated charges.

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