Pizza store robbery spurs lockdown at school; suspect arrested

A vehicle believed to have been used in the holdup was found in a parking lot near the campus
Kenyon Dunams, 30.
Kenyon Dunams, 30.(SPD | Shreveport Police Department)
Updated: Oct. 28, 2020 at 4:28 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — A Shreveport man has been arrested in connection to multiple business robberies today along Youree Drive.

Just after 1 p.m. today, officers responded to reports of a business robbery at the Papa Johns located in the 3900 block of Youree Drive.

According to employees, the man entered the store with a handgun and demanded money. After he left the store, witnesses saw the suspect flee in a white Cadillac.

After a short pursuit, police detained Kenyon Dunams, 30, in the parking lot of the Home Federal Bank branch in the 900 block of Pierremont Road. The close proximity of the incident to Southfield School led to the campus initiating a lockdown.

Shreveport Tactical Robbery Unit Investigators were called to the scene and after collecting enough evidence and interviewing Dunams, were able to charge him with armed robbery.

Detectives were also able to charge Dunams for an additional armed robbery that occurred earlier today at the Thrifty Liquor in the 8600 block of Youree Drive.

Dunams was booked into the Shreveport City Jail. The investigation is ongoing.

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