Man arrested for allegedly robbing cell phone store at gunpoint
BATON ROUGE - Officers from the Baton Rouge Police Department arrested a man they say robbed a cell phone store with a gun.
The incident took place on Nov. 4 at a Boost Mobile store located at 4592 South Sherwood Forest Boulevard.
The suspect was identified as 45-year-old Freddie Ogden. Authorities say Ogden entered the Boost Mobile store, brandishing a black firearm and fled with $200 in cash.
Video surveillance of the incident showed Ogden enter the store from the main entrance and approach the victim. At that time, the victim put her hands in the air, walked to the register and put the money into a bag.
On Nov. 7 officers made contact with Ogden and brought him in for questioning. During his interview, Ogden admitted it was him in the surveillance footage, but he said he did not rob the store.
Ogden was charged with armed robbery with a firearm.
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