Slidell Police investigating armed robbery at cash advance store

Slidell Police investigating armed robbery at cash advance store

SLIDELL, LA - SLIDELL – Police are trying to identify a man who walked in to a cash advance store armed with a gun and who was able to get away with an undetermined amount of cash around noon Monday.

Police have surveillance images of the suspect.

According to police, the suspect went inside the American Cash Advance business at 1501 Gause Boulevard, pulled out a pistol and demanded cash.

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After being given an undisclosed sum, the man bolted out of the store, ran down Lakewood Drive and turned onto Florida Avenue. It is believed he may have gotten into a vehicle left on Florida Avenue.

The suspect is described as a white male, about 5’9” tall with an average build, curly hair and old acne scars on his face.

 

Slidell Police are looking for a possible witness, who was driving a red Jeep on Lakewood Drive at the time of the robbery. It is believed this person may have seen the suspect as he ran onto Florida Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Nick Knight at 985-646-4351 or nknight@slidellpd.com. Tipsters may also call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. You can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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