ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — On Monday, February 24, at approximately 1:45 a.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the Five-Star convenience store, 2577 Highway 171 North, Moss Bluff, in reference to an armed robbery.

Upon arrival deputies spoke with the store clerk who advised a woman entered the store brandishing a handgun, demanded the clerk’s cell phone, and forced her into the store restroom. Once the clerk was inside the restroom, the suspect pushed a cabinet down in front of the restroom door in an attempt to lock the clerk inside.

After stealing an undisclosed amount of money, the woman fled the store. The Sheriff’s Office conducted an extensive search of the area but was unable to locate the suspect. She is described as a white woman between 30 and 40 years old, approximately 5’6”, with dirty blonde hair pulled through the back of a purple and gold LSU hat. She was wearing dark sunglasses, a blue jean jacket and socks covering her hands.

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for assistance in identifying this woman.

If anyone knows anything about this robbery or can identify this woman, please call CPSO at 491-3605 or Crime Stoppers at 439-2222.

CPSO Detective Beth McGee is the lead investigator on this case.

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