St. Charles police seek armed robber

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Sheriff Greg Champagne is seeking the public’s assistance in an Armed Robbery, which took place at the Valero Corner Market, 12609 U.S. 61, Destrehan, La.  

At approximately 9:46 p.m., a 25-year-old New Sarpy Woman was working as a cashier when an unknown black male asked her about purchasing a pack of cigarettes. As the cashier attempted to hand the subject the cigarettes he allegedly brandished a handgun demanding the cashier give him the money out of the cash register. The victim complied at which time the suspect fled the scene.  

The suspect is described as a black male wearing a blue hat with a “NY” symbol, a white T-shirt and blue shorts. He was possibly driving a grey Chevy Blazer. Anyone who has any information about the Armed Robbery or the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Detective Joseph Dewhirst at 985-783-1135 or 985-783-6807 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-877-903-STOP.  Citizens do not have to give their name nor testify and could receive up to $2500 in cash reward.