VIDEO: Man with sunglasses, towel on head robs Thibodaux convenience store

VIDEO: Man with sunglasses, towel on head robs Thibodaux convenience store

TERREBONNE PARISH, LA (WVUE) - The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the March 3 robbery of a Thibodaux convenience store.

At about 8:40 p.m. Terrebonne Parish deputies and detectives responded to Speedy Food Mart on West Park Avenue in reference to an armed robbery.

The owner told deputies that the suspect entered the store and asked to purchase a pack of cigarettes. When the owner opened the cash register, the suspect pulled out a handgun and demanded money. The suspect jumped onto the counter and a struggle with owner took place, during which the suspect struck the owner in the head with the handgun.

The owner was treated at a local hospital for injuries to his head and was later released. The suspect managed to escape with an undetermined amount of cash.

The suspect is described as a young black male, 5'07"-5'10" tall with a slim build. He wore dark sun glasses and had a white towel covering his head. He was wearing a blue, long-sleeve shirt and dark-colored jeans with letters printed on the front of each thigh.

Anyone who can identify the suspect in the video or have information concerning this investigation is asked to call the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office, (985) 876-2500, or Bayou Region Crime Stoppers, 1(800)743-7433. Caller may become eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000.

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