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Deputies searching for suspect in Jennings armed robbery

Posted at 9:22 AM, Jan 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-14 10:29:59-05

The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office responded Saturday night to the call of an armed robbery at a Dollar General on Hwy 26 in Jennings

Deputies say employees of the store told them that a robber, identified as a black male wearing a blue handkerchief, black pants, and hoodie, entered the store around 9:00 pm on January 12. According to deputies, the suspect robbed two employees at gunpoint before leaving the store in a maroon colored truck.

The manager of the store reported to deputies that the man got away with approximately $1,533.90 in cash.

Surveillance footage at the store captured the image of the man. Deputies say they are searching for a black male with a deep voice.

Jennings armed robbery
Jennings Dollar General armed robbery suspect courtesy Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office

Anyone recognizing the person in the photograph is asked to contact the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office at 337-821-2100.