Knife wielding robbers steal cash from Houma convenience store

Knife wielding robbers steal cash from Houma convenience store

HOUMA, LA (WVUE) - Two perpetrators dressed in hoodies and camouflage robbed a Houma convenience store while armed with a knife, police said.

The robbery happened just before 2 a.m. at the Shop Rite in the 1000 block of Grand Calliou Rd.

Police said two individuals, one dressed in a light-colored hoodie and the other dressed in a camouflaged jacket hooded jacket, entered the business armed with a knife.

The perpetrators demanded money from the clerks and departed with an unknown amount of cash.

Police were able to capture their images from surveillance cameras in the store.

Anyone with information is encouraged to submit a tip anonymously through Crimestoppers Bayou Region by phone at 1-800-743-7433 or online at www.crimestoppersbr.org. Tipsters could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 in cash if the information leads to an arrest.