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SPD seeking suspect in Outback Steakhouse armed robbery

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

Shreveport police are searching for a suspect in the armed robbery of a local restaurant early Thursday morning.                 

Officers were called to the Outback Steakhouse in the 8800 block of Line Avenue around 12:40 a.m., and when they arrived, they learned that a lone masked man armed with what appeared to be a handgun had come into the restaurant, confronted an employee and demanded money.
    
After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, police say he fled the scene in the employee's vehicle. No one was injured during the robbery. Police recovered the vehicle stolen during the robbery, abandoned several blocks from the restaurant. 
 
Police say the suspect in the caper was described as a medium build male of unknown race, wearing all black, with a black mask covering his face. 

Authorities are awaiting surveillance video which may lead to the identity of the person responsible for the robbery. 

Anyone who has any information regarding this robbery is urged to contact Shreveport Police Detective Toby Morrison at 318-673-6955 or Shreveport-Caddo Parish Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373 or www.lockemup.org

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