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Help needed identifying suspect in Amelia armed robbery

Posted at 1:52 PM, Dec 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-30 07:01:35-05

AMELIA, LA — The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for the person responsible for holding up an Amelia business at gunpoint.

On Saturday, December 19, 2020, at 6:40 p.m. the suspect entered the business and pulled out a small semi-automatic handgun. The suspect allegedly took merchandise and cash totaling over $5,000.

The suspect was wearing a black jacket, black pants, a disposable face mask, and a backpack with gray and blue accent colors.

No one was injured in the robbery.

If you have any information you are asked to call the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office at 337-828-1960.