BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — Baton Rouge Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Jack in the Box on Scenic Highway.
Monday morning, at about 3:00 a.m., a gold colored car pulled into the restaurant’s drive-thru and parked.
The suspect got out of the vehicle and climbed through the drive-thru window into the business.
While inside, the suspect demanded money from the employees. He climbed through the window again and fled the scene with the stolen money.
Patrol Officers later spotted a vehicle that matched the description of the suspect’s car.
When deputies attempted to stop the vehicle, the suspect sped off and ultimately crashed.
He then left the vehicle and ran away on foot.
As officers chased him, the suspect fired at least one shot at them. No officers were injured.
The suspect is described as a black male, 5 feet 8 inches tall, medium build with a light brown complexion, wearing a black and white striped hooded sweatshirt and a grey shirt with a red hat.
Anyone with information on this case or the suspect should contact the Armed Robbery Division at 389-3845 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.