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KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT

Stephen D. Caraway

Chief of Police

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

 

500 Veterans Boulevard

Kenner, LA 70062

(504) 712-2200

FAX (504) 712-2209

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 Contact:  Sergeant Brian McGregor

Email:     bmcgregor@kennerpd.com

Office:    (504) 712-2252

Date:       Feburary 21, 2013

Kenner Police attempting to identify armed robbery suspect who pistol whipped store owner

Kenner-The Kenner Police Department is seeking the publicís assistance in identifying an armed robbery suspect. 

 On Thursday, February 21, 2013, at approximately 8:50 a.m., a black male, armed with a handgun, entered V.J.ís Check Cashing, located at 2317 Veterans Boulevard, Kenner.  There the black male, demanded money at gunpoint.  When the victim resisted, the black male pistol whipped the store owner and removed items from the store counter. 

 As the result of the armed robbery / attack on the store owner, the owner was transported a local hospital.  The store owner sustained injuries to his face, ear, swelling / bruising to his face, and either a dislocated and / or broken left knee. 

 The suspect in the armed robbery is described as a black male, 5í7 to 5í10 in height, wearing tan pants and shirt, a yellow safety vest, cap, with sunglasses.  Surveillance photographs of the suspect are attached to this press release.  The suspect was last seen fleeing the location eastbound on Veterans Boulevard, on foot and remains at large. 

 Chief Steve Caraway urges anyone with information concerning this incident, to call Detective Charlotte Synigal (Kenner Police Department) at (504) 712-2255 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111. 

Kenner Police Department website:  http://www.kennerpd.com

 

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Steve Caraway

Chief of Police

 

 
 
Kenner Police Complex

500 Veterans Blvd.

Kenner, LA. 70062

(504) 712-2200

 
 
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