Customer with gun stops Red Bull bandit at Metairie Circle K

Customer with gun stops Red Bull bandit at Metairie Circle K

METAIRIE, LA (WVUE) - A customer carrying a gun at a convenience store in Metairie held a man stealing energy drinks until Jefferson Parish deputies arrived.

According to Nola.com | The Times-Picayune, the man was stealing four cases of Red Bull energy drinks when an armed customer tried to stop him.

The customer, possibly a private investigator, was inside the store at about 9:15 a.m. when the unidentified suspect grabbed four cases of Red Bull and made for the front door of the Circle K located at 3530 N. Causeway Blvd, according to the report.

A witness at the store said the armed customer chased the suspect into the parking lot.

When the suspect got in his vehicle, the man pulled out a gun and told him not to move the vehicle, according to the report.

For more information on this story, read the article by Michelle Hunter here.