Sheriff Craig Webre announced deputies have responded to an armed robbery which occurred around 7:30 p.m. Friday evening at the Family Dollar store located at 4894 LA Highway 182 in Bayou Blue. Witnesses say an unknown black male subject wearing jeans and a black jacket with a hoodie entered the store and approached the cashier where he produced a handgun and demanded money. The suspect then fled the scene in a gold-colored sport-utility vehicle with an undetermined amount of cash. No further information is available at this time as the investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office at (985) 532-2255. Anyone wishing to submit information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers Bayou Region at 1-800-743-7433 or by texting “GIVEATIP” plus your message to 274637. Tips can also be submitted using the TipSubmit Mobile application or online at www.crimestoppersbr.org. Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash if the information given leads to an arrest.