SPD Investigating Early Morning Robbery
An early morning robbery in Shreveport has police searching for information.
Investigators say that it happened just before 5:00 am Friday morning.
Shreveport Police patrolmen were called to the Stop-N-Shop store located in the 4900 block of Jewella Avenue. As officers arrived at the scene of the crime, it was learned in speaking with witnesses that two male suspects entered the store armed with handguns. It was alleged that one of the armed bandits accosted the clerk and demanded money at gunpoint, while the second armed man, stood in watch, while the crime unfolded.
After taking money from the store's cash register, the bandits men fled the scene on foot. There were no injuries reported.
Both suspects were described as black males, who were wearing all dark clothing, with bandanas covering portions of their head and faces. At least one of the men was wearing gloves during the robbery. Efforts are underway to gather and process surveillance video from the crime.
Persons with any information about this crime are urged to contact Crimestoppers at (318) 673-7373 or visit their website at www.lockemup.org.