Authorities investigate early morning robbery of convenience store near west Shreveport
Just after 4:00 a.m. on July 30, 2013, Shreveport Police officers were dispatched to the Circle K convenience store located in the 3300 block of Bert Kouns Industrial Loop relative to a robbery at the business. Upon officer’s arrival at the store, contact was made with an employee who advised police that a lone suspect stood outside the store briefly; pointing what appeared to be a handgun in her direction.
Upon entering the business, the suspect, described as a white male, standing approximately five feet ten inches tall, thin build and weighing roughly 170 pounds approached the counter and demanded the clerk open the register. The suspect reportedly grabbed the till from the cash register and fled the business running westbound on foot. An unspecified amount of cash was taken during the robbery; however there were no injuries reported. Shreveport Police Robbery detectives along with Crime Scene investigators were called to the business to examine to crime and are currently combing through surveillance video from the store’s camera system. The circumstances surrounding the robbery remain under active investigation as authorities seek to identify and apprehend the person responsible for this crime. Persons with any information regarding this robbery are urged to contact Caddo Crime Stoppers at (318) 673-7373 or on their website at www.lockemup.org