Shreveport, LA — A suspect is being sought following an armed robbery of a Shreveport gas station in south west Shreveport this afternoon.
Investigators were kept busy this afternoon following an armed robbery of a the Circle K gas station in the 8900 block of Walker Road. At approximately 1:17 p.m. on November 12, 2012, Shreveport Police Officer's responded to the business after receiving a call that a man armed with a semi-automatic handgun had just entered the store and stolen money from the cash register. The suspect was described as a black male standing approximately five feet six to five feet seven inches tall weighing approximately 125-130 pounds wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and a white t-shirt. Following the robbery the suspect fled behind the business on foot making off with an undisclosed amount of cash. There were no injuries reported.
Authorities with Shreveport Police Department's Armed Robbery Task Force quickly arrived on scene and began processing evidence. Video surveillance was retrieved from the stores security system and will be processed by police personnel. As the investigation continues, authorities are asking anyone with information about this crime to contact Caddo-Shreveport Crimestoppers at (318) 673-7373 or Shreveport Police Detectives at (318) 673-6955.