Sheriff Charles R. Guillory, of the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office releases the following:
VILLE PLATTE, LA - Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office Investigators continue to search for the person who robbed The Medicine Chest Pharmacy at gunpoint in a Chipmunk outfit.
The robbery occurred just after 12:00 p.m. Saturday, September 19, at the Medicine Chest located at 409 E. Lincoln Road.
Surveillance video showed an armed suspect, in a Chipmunk outfit running from the store's parking lot to the rear door of the store, forcing an employee back inside.
Once inside the suspect escorted the employee through the store at gunpoint as she filled his bag with an undisclosed amount of narcotic medication.
After getting the undisclosed amount of medicine from the employee, the suspect walked out of the rear door of the store, and ran westbound towards a nearby apartment complex.
This investigation is still active and ongoing. If anyone has information about this armed robbery is asked to contact Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office Investigators at 337-363-2161 or via our agency's website at www.evangelineparishsheriff.org.
Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office is always seeking information on criminal activity and urges the Public to contact the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office Investigation Department via phone at 337-363-2161 or through the agency's website at www.evangelineparishsheriff.org. Any person reporting information will always remain anonymous.