Masked man sought in armed robbery near LSU
BATON ROUGE - LSU Police asked for the public's help finding an armed man who they said attacked someone near the campus this week and stole their cell phone.
Capt. Cory Lalonde said it happened Wednesday morning on Highland near Nicholson Extension. They said the victim was walking along Highland when a masked man came up from behind him and hit in the face with a pistol.
Lalonde said the armed man stole his cell phone, then fled the scene in a dark Toyota RAV 4 driven by another person.
EMS examined the victim after he reported the crime to LSU Police, and said they had minor injuries.
Anyone with information about this crime should contact LSU Police at (225) 578-3231.