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Iberia Crime Stoppers: Help needed solving armed robbery

Posted at 5:21 PM, May 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-09 23:19:09-04


NEW IBERIA, La. – Iberia Parish Crime Stoppers is asking for help identifying the suspect involved in a robbery of a local business.

On April 30, deputies responded to an armed robbery at Pennywise, located in the 1500 block of Weeks Island Road. Surveillance footage revealed a man entering the business. He approached the cashier, placed a bullet onto the counter, stated “I will use it if I have to” and demanded money from the cash register and four packs of Kool cigarettes. The cashier placed an undisclosed amount of cash and several packs of Kool cigarettes into a plastic bag and handed them to the suspect who fled the scene on foot towards Weeks Island Road.

If you have any information on this crime or any other crime, submit your anonymous tip at or call (337)364-TIPS.