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Detectives investigating armed robbery at Raceland department store

Detectives investigating armed robbery at Raceland department store

Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating an armed robbery which occurred Friday evening at the Stage Department Store located at 4560 Highway 1 in Raceland.

Witnesses say an unknown black male subject entered the store Friday evening, grabbed several shirts off store racks, then proceeded to the cashier where he produced a handgun and demanded all the money in the register.

The suspect then fled the scene with the merchandise and cash.

Investigators are currently searching for the suspect described as a black male subject, approximately 6’0” tall and 160 pounds. He was wearing black pants, a black jacket and a black beanie hat.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office at (985) 532-2255. Anyone wishing to submit information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers Bayou Region at 1-800-743-7433.