Police looking for leads in gas station robbery
BATON ROUGE - Detectives are investigating a robbery that happened at a gas station on Plank Road on Sunday morning.
According to Baton Rouge Police, two men entered the gas station in the 7000 block of Plank Road shortly after 8 a.m. on Dec. 14. They shoved an employee to the ground and fled the scene in a newer model Ford Explorer with an undisclosed amount of merchandise.
The first suspect, who was captured on surveillance cameras, is described as being around 5'7" in height with a medium build. He is estimated to be between 25 and 30 years of age and was wearing a black Adidas shirt with white stripes down the sleeves and blue jeans at the time of the robbery.
The second suspect is described as being around 5'10" tall with a heavy build. He is estimated to be in his mid-30's and was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt with black pants and white tennis shoes while committing the crime.
There were no reported injuries in connection with the robbery, and police said no weapons were observed.
Anyone with information is urged to contact police at (225) 389-3845.
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