Man arrested for robbing gas station with screwdriver
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish arrested a man accused of arming himself with a screwdriver and robbing a gas station on Tuesday night.
54-year-old Andrew Gayden Darce was identified through a tip and was taken into custody at his residence on E. Holly Drive on Wednesday, according to deputies. He was charged with armed robbery and booked in East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.
Deputies said Darce entered the store, located at 2020 Millerville Rd., at around 11:40 p.m. and ordered the clerk to give him everything in the cash register. When the employee hesitated, the man jumped on top of the counter, pulled out a screwdriver and began to threaten the clerk.
Darce fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to investigators.
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