Man wanted for armed robbery at Thibodaux casino

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Posted on December 18, 2013 at 5:04 PM

Updated Wednesday, Dec 18 at 5:05 PM

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THIBODAUX, La. -- Police are looking for an armed robbery suspect who held up the Jungle Casino Friday, according to police.

Aound 2 a.m., according to police, a man wearing a ski mask barged into the casino with a semi-automatic handgun. 

The man, who was wearing a black jacket, khaki pants and black gloves, disarmed the security guard and went into the bar area, police said. The man fled the casino with the security guard's gun in a black truck after he was unable to get into the cashier's booth.

Deputies found the truck in a ditch along Robichaux Road, and the truck was stolen earlier that night, police said. Inside the truck, deputies found a black ski mask believed to have been used in the robbery. Several items were missing from the truck, including a laptop computer.  

Anyone with information is asked to call the Bayou Region Crime Stopper at 1-800-743-7433.

 
 


 
 
 

 

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