Armed bandit strikes popular Shreveport restaurant

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 9:26am

On Monday December 3, 2012 at approximately 6:10 p.m. Shreveport Police officers responded to the 3500 block of Jewella Avenue after a reported armed robbery of a business. On scene at the business, authorities were advised that a male suspect entered the Sam's Southern Eatery armed with a handgun, jumped the counter and demanded money from the clerk. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the robber fled the business in what was described as a dark blue mini van possibly a Dodge model.

The suspect was described as a black male approximately 170 pounds, standing five feet six inches tall to five feet nine inches tall wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and armed with a black semi automatic pistol. Employees at the business advised authorities that the suspect in today's robbery is believed to be the same person that robbed the business on last week. Robbery detectives responded to the scene along with crime scene investigators and began processing the scene. As the investigation continues, investigators urge anyone with information about this crime to contact Caddo-Shreveport Crime Stoppers at (318) 673-7373.

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