The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance in identifying the suspect wanted in connection with the robbery of the Smoothie King at 1201 Jefferson Highway.
On Monday, July 10, 2017, at 4:30pm, our deputies responded to the location in reference to a report that a white male had entered the business and robbed it at knifepoint. The victim stated that the male entered the location and brandished a knife before demanding money. Fearing for his life, the victim complied. The suspect was able to flee the location with an undisclosed amount of money.
During the follow-up investigation, Robbery Detectives were able to recover video footage of the armed robbery occurring at the business. An image of the suspect was obtained from this footage, and is attached to this release.
The suspect is described as a white male in his 30's, approximately 5'10" tall, and as weighing approximately 145 pounds.
Anyone recognizing this suspect is asked to call our Robbery Section at 504-364-5300 or contact Crimestoppers.
Lieutenant Jason Rivarde
Public Information Officer