Armed robbery suspect sees photo on TV and surrenders
Published: Sep. 25, 2015 at 2:03 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 25, 2015 at 8:34 AM CDT
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Police say a man turned himself in and confessed after he saw his picture on television.
The New Orleans Police Department issued an arrest warrant for 33-year-old Calvin Thomas on Thursday.
He's accused of robbing the Circle K in the 6000 block of Magazine street on Monday, August 31. Investigators say he got away with cash and cigarettes after pulling a pistol on the cashier.
A Crimestoppers tip connected Thomas to the crime. Investigators distributed his photograph to the media.
Thomas, also known by the name "Calvin Deal," was booked with armed robbery.
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