Natchitoches police looking for leads in furniture store robbery

Published: Dec. 6, 2016 at 4:25 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 6, 2016 at 4:28 PM CST
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NATCHITOCHES, LA (KSLA) - After a masked man got away with cash, Natchitoches police are asking anyone with information to come forward.

It happened Friday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the Affordable Home Furnishings in the 3000 block of South Drive, according to a news release.

The store manager told police that while closing down, a masked man came in through the store's main entrance with a gun and demanded money from the manager.

Another employee was in the back of the store and was ordered by the man to leave the building. When fleeing, she attempted to notify authorities.

After taking an unspecified amount of money, the man ordered the store manager to get on the floor. Then, he left through the store's entrance.

Neither employee was injured.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Natchitoches Police Department Investigations Division at (318) 357-3878.

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