Police: Robber held woman at knifepoint, takes $4

Friday, January 18, 2013 - 3:50pm

Police are searching for a man who robbed a woman while she was returning to her car at a gas station.

On January 17, at approximately 10:12 p.m., the Broussard Police Department responded to the business of Shop Rite, located at 4108 US Hwy 90, in reference to an armed robbery.

Officers learned that the victim, a black female customer, exited the business to return to her vehicle which was parked at the gas pumps. As she arrived at her vehicle the suspect approached her, produced a knife and demanded money. The victim gave the suspect approximately $4 in cash and the suspect fled on foot behind the business. The victim described the suspect as a medium build white male approximately 5’5” wearing blue jeans, plaid shirt and a white or yellow hat.

Broussard Police Officers are currently attempting to obtain leads and are asking that any individual with information about this crime contact the Broussard Police Department at (337) 837-6259.


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