Shreveport police looking for Family Dollar robber

Monday, February 28, 2011 - 7:08pm

Shreveport Police need your help in identifying and apprehending a suspect who robbed a Family Dollar store in west Shreveport last night.

At approximately 8:35 p.m. on February 27, 2011, Shreveport Police patrol officers responded to a reported armed robbery at the Family Dollar in the 6300 block of Jefferson Paige Road. Upon arrival there, a witness told officers that a male suspect brandishing a handgun entered the store, approached the employees and demanded money at gunpoint. The suspect, described as a male wearing a black hoodie, black pants and black gloves with a black mask over his face, received an undisclosed amount of cash and then forced the employees to a back office. The robber subsequently fled the scene of the crime. Detectives are working on acquiring surveillance video at this time.

Anyone who has any information regarding this robbery is urged to call Shreveport Police Detective Richard Turpen at 318-673-6955 or Shreveport-Caddo Parish Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373.

From Shreveport Police Department


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