Suspect sought in Robbery

The following is a Press Release from the Lake Charles Police Department:

On October 7, 2011, at approximately 2:00 a.m., the Lake Charles Police Department responded to 520 E Prien Lake Rd (Circle K) in reference to a robbery.

Upon Officers arrival they learned that a black male entered the business and attempted to make a purchase.  The male could not pay for his item at which time he walked around the counter and forced the clerk to open the register.  The suspect left the business on foot with an undetermined amount of cash.

The suspect is described as heavy set, medium complexion, low hair cut, wearing a blue T-shirt, red or burgundy colored pants.

Attached is a photo of the suspect as he entered the business.  If anyone has any information leading to the identity of the BM please contact: Sgt Lecia McCullough, Lake Charles Police Department at 337-491-1311.