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One arrested after two gas stations robbed in one night

5 years 3 months 1 week ago Tuesday, February 12 2019 Feb 12, 2019 February 12, 2019 5:14 AM February 12, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Deputies arrested a man for his involvement in one of two armed robberies that happened in the same area.

According to arrest documents, on November 25, 2018, at approximately 9:20 p.m. an unidentified suspect robbed a Circle K on Coursey Boulevard. At the time of the incident, authorities say the man was armed with a black semi-automatic pistol.

On the same night at approximately 10 p.m., another Circle K on Perkins Road was robbed at gunpoint. The robber, identified as Anthony Radosta, was also armed with a black semi-automatic pistol.

After reviewing surveillance footage from both scenes, authorities believe the incidents are related. Documents say the same gun was used in both crimes.

Deputies identified Radosta as a suspect after a tip from the public. Radosta was arrested and charged with armed robbery.

The affidavit didn't say if the second suspect had been arrested.

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