Sheriff’s Office: Man sought in connection with Chalmette bar robbery

Sheriff’s Office: Man sought in connection with Chalmette bar robbery
Police are seeking help locating and identifying this man in connection with an armed robbery in Chalmette.

CHALMETTE, La. (WVUE) - The St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for help identifying and finding a man investigators believe may have been involved in an armed robbery at a bar in Chalmette Saturday (April 13).

According to investigators, armed man came into the Backyard Bar and Grill on St. Bernard Highway shortly before 6:30 p.m., brandishing a handgun. The man demanded money from the register and then fled with an unspecified amount of cash, SBPSO said Wednesday.

No one was injured during the robbery.

The sheriff’s office called the pictured man a “person of interest." Anyone with information about his identity or whereabouts is asked to contact SBPSO at 504-271-2501 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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