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Wanted man arrested for 2020 armed robbery in Mermentau

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Posted at 9:35 AM, Oct 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-25 10:35:45-04

A man wanted in connection with a 2020 armed robbery in the Mermentau area has been arrested.

28-year-old Blake Langlinais was arrested and booked on several felony warrants dating back to early 2020.

Deputies with the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office says they've been trying to locate Langlinais for the past year and a half.

He was wanted for the robbery of an individual in the Mermentau area of Acadia Parish.

Langlinais was reportedly captured in the Gueydan area and booked into the Vermilion Parish Jail. He was then transferred to the Acadia Parish Jail on Friday, October 22.

He was booked on the following charges: Armed Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Battery with a Weapon and Illegal Discharge of a Weapon.

His bond has been set at $100,000.

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