AVONDALE, LA (WVUE) - Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Dollar General store on Saturday night.
According to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, an armed man wearing a ski mask entered the Dollar General, located at 3880 US 90, and pulled out a black, semi-automatic handgun. The masked man jumped over the counter, took money and then ran out of the store.
Police describe the suspects as a black male between the ages of 20 and 25, about 5'3-to-5'6" tall, weighing about 150-to-160 lbs. He was wearing a purple LSU long-sleeve t-shirt with yellow lettering, tan cargo shorts and a black ski mask at the time of the robbery.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111.