23 January 2012

pineville, la. police searching for armed robbery suspect

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Media Release

January 23, 2012

On January 22, 2012 at 12:26 AM the Pineville Police Department received a report of an Armed Robbery that occurred at Circle K, 3234 Military Highway in Pineville.

There were no reported injuries to the clerk that was on duty at the time of the incident.

The clerk reported to the officers that a male subject dressed in a black “hoodie” and blue jeans wearing a black ski mask walked into the store and brandished a knife.

The robber then demanded money from the clerk.

The clerk complied with the demands of the robber and gave the robber an undetermined amount of money from the cash register.

The robber then fled from the store through the door facing King’s Country Shopping Village.

It is unknown at this time the direction of travel of the robber or his method of transportation from the scene of the incident.

As more information becomes available it will be released.

If anyone has possible information concerning this incident, please contact Detective Casey Blake with the Pineville Police Department at 442-6603.

Lt. Darrell Basco

Public Information Officer

Pineville Police Department ~ source