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Two men arrested for attempted armed robbery in Raceland

Two men arrested for attempted armed robbery in Raceland

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced two men were arrested in connection with an attempted armed robbery in Raceland last week. Kyron Folse, 18, and Jassumen Price, 21, bothof Raceland turned themselves over to authorities after learning of arrest warrants being issued.

At around 9:45 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2, detectives responded to the 600 block of Market Street in Raceland in reference to an attempted armed robbery. Upon arrival, deputies learned a man had just arrived at his residence when he was confronted outside by two men wearing bandanas over their faces. The men held him at gunpoint and demanded he empty his pockets and give them whatever he had on him.

At that time, a family member heard the commotion outside the residence and proceeded to exit the residence. Upon seeing the family member exit the residence, the two masked men fled the scene, firing multiple shots while fleeing.

Through investigation, detectives developed Kyron Folse and Jassumen Price as suspects and obtained arrest warrants.

On Friday, June 5, after learning of the active warrants for his arrest, Folse reported to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center in Thibodaux to turn himself over to authorities. There, he was booked on warrants for Attempted Armed Robbery and Criminal Trespassing, as well as on another outstanding warrant for Contempt of Court. He is being held in lieu of $61,000 bond as set by Judge Walter I Lanier III.

Then, at around 10 p.m. on Monday, June 8, Price also reported to the Detention Center and turned himself over to authorities. He was booked on the warrants for Attempted Armed Robbery and Criminal Trespassing and is being held in lieu of $51,000 bond as set by Judge Lanier.