Police investigating armed robbery at Slidell cash advance store

SLIDELL, LA. - Police are investigating an armed robbery at a check cashing business in Slidell Tuesday morning.

According to Slidell Police, the crime happened around 10:30 a.m. at the Advance America in the 3900 block of Pontchartrain Drive.

“Details are very limited at this time,” a spokesperson for SPD said. “We will release more information as soon as they become available later this afternoon.”

Police said the suspect is described to be a middle-aged black man, about 5'6"-5'8" tall, average build, wearing a gray hoodie, dark pants and a hat with the Pittsburg Pirates logo.

Tuesday's incident marks the second armed robbery at a cash advance store in Slidell in two months. On July 10, a man walked into a store and demanded cash. The suspect in that incident was later arrested.

This is a developing story.

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