The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Robbery Section is currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred in the 800 block of Phlox Avenue in Metairie on Friday, October 13, 2017 at approximately 8:30pm. During this armed robbery, an unknown white male suspect robbed a male and female victim of money as they sat inside of a parked vehicle. The suspect, while armed with a semi-automatic handgun obtained money from the victims and later fled on foot towards Cedar Avenue from Phlox Avenue.
Robbery detectives were able to locate video surveillance footage of the armed robbery suspect walking in the 800 block of Cedar Avenue several hours later. Still images of the suspect were obtained.
The suspect has been described as white male, possibly Hispanic, approximately 18 years of age, having a medium build, and having short black hair.
If anyone recognizes this individual they are asked to contact the JPSO Robbery Section at 504-364-5376 or CRIMESTOPPERS.