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Police: Child held at knifepoint in attempted robbery, suspect sought

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LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -

Lake Charles Police say a man grabbed a 4-year-old boy and held him at knifepoint in an attempt to rob his parents.

The child was not injured, according to Lake Charles Police spokesman Mark Kraus.

Kraus said it happened at 5:55 a.m. Thursday on O'Brien Street near the intersection of Shattuck and Mill Streets. The man grabbed the boy, held a knife to him and demanded money from his parents, Kraus said.

The suspect is a black male, in his early 20s, 5-feet, 6-inches to 5-feet, 7-inches tall and with a thin build. He is also described as having a short fade haircut, thin mustache and goatee.

Kraus said the suspect was wearing a powder blue hoodie and light blue jeans at the time.

Those with information are asked to call Sgt. Lecia McCullough at 337-491-1311 or Crime Stoppers at 337-439-2222.

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