Posted: Apr 24, 2013 5:22 PM by KATC
Updated: Apr 24, 2013 5:23 PM
A 56-year-old Rayne man was charged with robbery after police say he was caught attempting to commit another robbery.
The Rayne Police Department arrested Neil LaGrange, a for 2 counts of Armed Robbery and 1 count of attempted Armed Robbery said Rayne Police Chief Carroll Stelly.
Stelly advised that at 1:25 a.m. the Rayne Police Department received a telephone call of a suspicious person at Frog City Travel Plaza. Upon officers investigating the suspect, it was determined that he was planning to rob the casino and restaurant said Stelly.
According to Stelly, a short foot chase ended with Neil LaGrange's capture.
He was booked into the Rayne Police Department Jail without further incident.
Armed robbery in Louisiana carries a 10 year minimum sentence for each charge.