LCPD seeking suspect in Circle K armed robbery

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The Lake Charles Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that happened at the Circle K on 520 East Prien Lake Road.

The robbery happened at approximately 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 18th.

LCPD is seeking the public's help in finding the suspect, who is best described as a white male, approximately 5'6" to 5'10", weighing around 140 to 150 pounds, and wearing a U.S. Army Woodland camouflage jacket and pants.

A 1st Calvary Division patch was on the left sleeve of the camouflage jacket. The suspect was wearing a brown and green ski mask covering his face, and a dark colored hooded sweatshirt with the hood pulled over his head.

The suspect produced a silver handgun and demanded money from the clerk. He acquired an undetermined amount of money and fled the scene on foot towards College St.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact Detective John Loftin with the LCPD at 337.491.1456 extension 1268 or Crimestoppers at 439-2222.

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