On Thursday, May 16, 2013, at 3:07 am, St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to the 400 block of Historic Main Street in Garyville for the report of an armed robbery. The victim, a 27 year old Garyville man, told deputies that he was driving on Historic Main Street, and a black male dressed in all black clothing flagged him down. When he stopped, the perpetrator pointed a handgun at him and demanded his money. The victim surrendered his money, and the perpetrator walked off towards Stebbins Street. The victim was not injured during the incident, and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. Citizens can call Crimestoppers and submit an anonymous tip to qualify for the cash reward. Callers with information do not have to testify in court and will be issued a tip number to be identified for the potential reward.