Reserve convenience store employee robbed Monday; police ask for help

Published 10:28 am Wednesday, August 2, 2017

RESERVE — A Reserve convenience store employee was threatened and robbed this week, and authorities are asking for the public’s help locating two suspects.

According to the St. John the Baptist Parish’s Sheriff’s Office, an employee leaving Birdie’s Convenience Store at River Road and Central Avenue in Reserve was robbed at approximately 9:20 p.m. Monday. Police said the employee was leaving the store when two unknown male subjects robbed him of an undisclosed sum of money. Both fled the scene on foot behind the store.

No injuries were reported.

Little descriptive information on the assailants has been released, with police only publicly saying they were dressed in dark clothing.

Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding the hold up to call the Sheriff’s Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS, dispatch at 985-652-6338, the Criminal Investigations Division at 985-652-2773 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

Citizens can also submit tips at