Sheriff Craig Webre announced detectives are investigating an armed robbery which occurred Tuesday evening in Larose. At 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, deputies responded to an armed robbery at the bar room adjacent to the Go-Bears convenience store located at 12106 Highway 1 in Larose. Deputies learned two male subjects entered the bar and demanded money. One of the subjects was armed with a handgun and pointed it at the bartender. After obtaining cash from the bartender, the two immediately exited the bar and fled the scene. In addition to the bartender, there were several patrons present at the time of the robbery, but no one was injured.
The two male subjects are described as young black males in their 20s. One was reportedly armed with a silver revolver and is approximately 5’6” tall, medium build, with short hair, and he was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt . The second suspect was also of medium build and appeared to be slightly older, standing around 5’10” tall with dreadlocks and a small goatee. He was dressed in a gray sweatshirt and a fishing hat. Investigators believe the suspects were traveling in a silver car (unknown make and model).
Anyone with any information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers Bayou Region at 1-800-743-7433 or text “GIVEATIP” plus your message to 274637. Tips can also be submitted using the TipSubmit Mobile application or online at http://www.crimestoppersbr.org. Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash if the information given leads to an arrest.