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ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — On May 6, 2013 at 9:05 p.m., Corporal J. Hurd and Officer D. Wagoner were dispatched to 947 3rd Avenue (Family Dollar) in reference to a robbery. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with employees who advised that they were locking the front door of the store when a black male rapidly approached them from the northeast side of the building. The employee entered the store and closed the door at which time the black male brandished a black handgun in his right hand. The suspect was wearing an orange jumpsuit with a black ski mask and black gloves. The suspect was unable to enter the store due to the door being locked. The employee observed two more black male suspects traveling toward the front door of the store from the northeast corner of the building. The second suspect, carrying an unknown black handgun, was wearing a white long sleeve t-shirt with black stripes, camouflage shorts and a red bandana over his face and head. The third suspect was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and black shoes. All three suspects fled west across the parking lot on foot.

Detectives H. Sanders and K. Farquhar were called to the scene to handle the follow-up investigation.

During the early morning hours of May 7, 2013 Detective F. Fondel received information that led to the identity of all three suspects.

The following suspects were arrested: Alexander Amos Schlesinger, 19 year-old black male, 3514 East Roosevelt Street, Lake Charles, LA. Charges: Attempted Armed Robbery and Attempted Armed Robbery with a Firearm Bond $200,000.00 Simple Battery – Bond $2,500.00

Denzel Martin Singleton, 19 year-old black male, 1610 2nd Street, Lake Charles, LA. Charges: Attempted Armed Robbery and Attempted Armed Robbery with a Firearm Bond $200,000.00

Lake Charles Police Department Detectives have obtained an outstanding arrest warrant for the following suspect who is still at large:

Blake D. Simien, 18 year-old black male, last known address of 8559 Gulf Highway Apt. 210, Lake Charles, LA. Charges: Attempted Armed Robbery and Attempted Armed Robbery with a Firearm Bond $225,000.00

If you have any information concerning this case of the whereabouts of Blake Simien, please contact the Lake Charles Police Department (491-1311) or Crimestoppers (439-2222.

 

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