Suspect Leads Officers on High-Speed Chase

Reported by: KPLC Staff

7News has new information on the knife wielding bandit that robbed a local drug store.

Lake Charles Police say officers were involved in a high speed chase with the suspect around 2:30 a.m. this morning.

The suspect was caught on camera, inside the Walgreens on Ryan Street Monday night.

Investigators say he pulled out a knife and told the store clerk to give him money.

The clerk complied, and the robber fled on the foot.

We're awaiting word if the suspect was captured this morning.

We'll have those details on later editions of 7News.

Meanwhile, if you have any additional information regarding this robbery, please contact the Lake Charles Police Department at 491-1311.