Investigation continues on Lake Charles store robbery

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The search continued Thursday for a suspect involved in an armed robbery at a Lake Charles retailer.

It happened at Tiger Nation, an LSU-themed stored in the Prien Lake Plaza shopping center on Prien Lake Road.

Lake Charles Police said a white male suspect who was partially disguised entered the store with a handgun and demanded money. After the robbery, the suspect fled the scene and left in the victim's vehicle. The vehicle was later located in the 4000 block of Nelson Road.

At least two schools were placed on lock down as a precaution, according to police.

It's not yet clear who authorities are looking for or a description of the vehicle.

If you have any information regarding the robbery call Sgt. Richard Harrell (337) 491-1311 or Crime Stoppers at (337) 439-2222.

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