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Calcasieu deputies search for two wanted in armed robbery

Posted at 10:36 AM, Mar 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-04 11:36:52-05

Deputies are searching for two men wanted in connection with an armed robbery at a Lake Charles casino.

The incident, according to deputies, occurred at 1:30 am on February 25 in the casino parking lot. The victim told deputies he was approached and robbed at gunpoint while at his truck. Surveillance video from the casino shows the two men exit a black SUV prior to the robbery.

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Suspect vehicle scene on casino surveillance.
Courtesy Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office

Deputies say the suspects’ vehicle was also spotted at the casino the following day.

The victim described the suspects as being African American males, one with dreadlocks and the other with short hair.

Deputies ask that anyone with information on the incident or suspects, or can identify the SUV contact the department at 337-491-3605 or Crime Stoppers at 439-2222.