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Calcasieu deputies searching for armed robbery suspect

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Posted at 2:00 PM, Oct 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-07 15:28:02-04

Deputies are searching for an armed robbery suspect out of Calcasieu Parish.

The Sheriff's Office says that deputies responded to a Sulphur hotel in reference to an armed robbery.

The incident happened on Ruth Street around 10:00 pm on Sunday, October 6.

An investigation into the robbery revealed that a suspect entered the hotel with a gun and demanded money from an employee.

Deputies say that the suspect stole an undisclosed amount of cash along with other items.

The suspect is believed by detectives to have fled the area on foot.

The suspect is described by police as a black male with braids, wearing a turquoise and gray shirt or jacket, blue jeans with holes and black tennis shoes.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery, can call the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office at 491-3605 or Crimestoppers at 337-439-2222.