St. Mary Parish: Teen arrested for allegedly robbing truck stop at knife point

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FRANKLIN, La. (KLFY)- A 17-year-old suspect was arrested Tuesday afternoon for allegedly robbing a a truck stop at knife point.

According to the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office, detectives were called to the Bayou Vista Truck Stop in reference to a robbery.

Witnesses told deputies an individual walked into the business, brandished a knife and demanded money from the cashier.

A 17-year-old male was located at his home and arrested on July 9, 2019, at 1:07 p.m.

Authorities said they believe they found evidence connecting him to the crime.

He is facing charges of aggravated armed robbery with a weapon.

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