Surveillance video released in armed robbery investigation “16-012214”

The Shreveport Police Department has released video from a local business’s surveillance cameras during an alleged armed robbery that occurred in east Shreveport.

Back on January 21, 2016, one male suspect, armed with a handgun, robbed The Discount Tobacco Store located in the 2300 block of Line Avenue. The suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of money, then fled the scene on foot.

Authorities anticipate the identification and subsequent arrest of the suspect seen on camera upon release of the images and are asking anyone with information about the robbery to contact Shreveport-Caddo Parish Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373 or Crime Stoppers will pay up to 500.00 for information leading to the arrest of the two suspects.