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Reward offered in armed robbery investigation

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EGAN, La. -

Crime Stoppers of Acadia is offering a $1,000 reward for information on an armed robbery.

According to Sheriff K.P. Gibson, at 4:13 a.m. Friday, Lucky Jacks Casino in Egan was robbed by three men wearing masks. The suspects made the customers in the casino lie on the ground, said the sheriff. The suspects stole an undisclosed amount of money and fled the scene westbound on Interstate 10. 

Gibson says deputies recovered a white Jeep Cherokee on Highway 1120 near highway 100. The Jeep was abandoned and is believed to be the vehicle used in the robbery. The vehicle was reported stolen earlier in another parish.

If you have any information regarding the robbery, you are urged to call the tips line at (337) 789-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous and can receive up to a $1,000 cash reward.

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