Authorities are investigating an armed robbery at a Larose business early Wednesday.
Just before 6 a.m. deputies were called out to Southern Bait at 13928 W. Main St. to investigate reports of a masked armed man who robbed an employee at gunpoint, the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office said.
The suspect, who was wearing a black mask, black T-shirt and blue jeans, held the employee at gunpoint and stole cash before leaving the business, authorities said. Deputies patrolled the area but could not find the suspect. Detectives responded to the scene to gather evidence.
Investigators are asking anyone with any knowledge of the crime to submit an anonymous Crime Stoppers tip at 1-800-743-7433 or online at www.crimestoppersbr.org. Tips can also be submitted with the P3 Tips mobile application.
Some tipsters could become eligible for a $1,000 cash reward.