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Tips lead to arrest of dollar store armed robber

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Posted: May 13, 2014 1:11 PM by Brock Sues
Updated: May 13, 2014 1:28 PM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: Tips lead to arrest of dollar store armed robber

BATON ROUGE - Police said they arrested a man in connection with an armed robbery of a Plank Rd. store.

Authorities said 31-year-old Billie Washington of Zachary is accused of pulling a handgun on the cashier of Dollar General at 4017 Plank Rd. and fleeing with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police report that there were no injuries involved with the robbery.

Information received from the public led to Washington's arrest, according to detectives.

Police said Washington was charged with armed robbery and booked into East Baton Rouge Parish.

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