Louisiana woman armed with cooking pot fends off robber

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 - 11:51am

A woman working at a restaurant in Iberia Parish fought off an armed robber with a pot.

The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that the attempted armed robbery happened on Monday, Aug. 20 shortly before 5:00 p.m. It happened at Pop’s Barbeque restaurant located on Pershing road.

The victim was reportedly inside when a black male wearing a dark shirt and dark pants confronted her with a knife. The victim says she grabbed a pot that was located on the counter next to her and began striking the man repeatedly with it.

The woman says the man then ran away.

Iberia Parish Sheriff's officials are still looking for him.

The suspect is described as being 6’0” weighing approximately 170 pounds. He could have noticeable injuries from the encounter with the woman.

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