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UPDATE: Westlake Police searching for armed robbery suspect

Man suspected of committing armed robbery at 800 Sampson Street.
Man suspected of committing armed robbery at 800 Sampson Street.(WPD)
Updated: Mar. 31, 2021 at 4:24 PM CDT
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LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Westlake Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Texaco gas station on Sampson Street that happened Tuesday, March 30, around 7:35 p.m.

The suspect held the gas station clerk at gunpoint before getting away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect was last seen on foot wearing the clothes seen in the image, along with glasses and a face mask.

If you have any information, call the Westlake Police Department at 337-433-4151 Ext. 302.

NOTE: The silver/gray sedan police were looking for has since been ruled out.

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