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One suspect in convenience store robbery turns himself in

5 months 3 weeks 20 hours ago January 05, 2017 Jan 5, 2017 Thursday, January 05 2017 January 05, 2017 7:35 PM in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - One of the suspects in a Monday robbery has turned himself in, according to police.

Police arrested Carlos Mejia in connect to a robbery at the Tortilleria Concenience Store at 13869 Florida Blvd.

The armed robbery occurred around 7:30 p.m. Monday evening. According to BRPD, two suspects entered the business, one armed with a handgun, and demanded money from employees. The suspects obtained an undisclosed amount of money before leaving, police said.

No injuries were reported from the incident.

Mejia's bond was set at $75,000.

Police say the second suspect is 40-year-old Manuel Mejia. They describe him as a medium build Hispanic male, around 5'3", wearing a red skull cap and armed with a handgun.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact Armed Robbery at 389-3845 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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