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St. Landry Crime Stoppers: Help needed solving robbery at Lucky's Truck Stop and Casino

Posted at 4:58 PM, Dec 09, 2020

St. Landry Crime Stoppers is asking for help from the public in solving an armed robbery in the Opelousas area.

On December 5, 2020, at 12:44 am, deputies responded to Lucky's Truck Stop and Casino on Hwy 190 for an armed robbery in progress.


The store clerk reported that a male suspect dressed in a blue jacket, camouflage pants, black hat, and black frame glasses entered the store and robbed them at gunpoint. The unknown suspect placed a can of beer at the register and when the clerk opened the drawer, he pulled a handgun and demanded the money. When the suspect exited the building, he damaged the front door.

Witnesses stated he ran towards a waiting car parked on Hwy 190. Another witness stated they followed the vehicle to a home by Floyd's Grocery where four subjects exited the vehicle and fled.

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