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Deputies searching for armed robbery suspect

Posted at 10:11 PM, Jan 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-18 23:13:24-05

St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man they say robbed the Dollar General in Opelousas while armed with a gun.

Deputies received the call shortly before 9 p.m.

They describe the suspect as a black man, about 6 ft. tall, wearing all black with a hoodie and gray bandanna or mask over his face.

The suspect is said to have fled the store in a maroon-colored truck on Hwy. 182.

The investigation is ongoing.

We’ll report more information as it becomes available.