DeRidder authorities looking for suspect in Monday armed robbery - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

DeRidder authorities looking for suspect in Monday armed robbery

(Source: DeRidder Police Department) (Source: DeRidder Police Department)
(Source: DeRidder Police Department) (Source: DeRidder Police Department)
DERIDDER, LA (KPLC) -

DeRidder authorities are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery that happened late Monday at a DeRidder store.

According to a news release from the DeRidder Police Department, at 9:18 p.m. Monday, a suspect entered the 190 Smoke Stop and ordered the clerk to empty all the money from the cash register into a bag. 

Authorities said the suspect was armed with a small, silver semi-automatic pistol. 

The suspect reportedly fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect is described as having a heavy build and approximately 5-feet, 6-inches to 5-feet, 9-inches.

He was reportedly wearing a navy blue or black ski mask, navy blue hoodie zipup jacket, blue jeans and brown shoes.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the DeRidder Police Department, Detective James Halbert, at 337-462-8911 or Beauregard Crime Stoppers at 337-462-8918. 

You can also log on to the iWatchDeridder phone app on your smart phone to report crime. 

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