Baton Rouge police and fire briefs for July 19, 2014 _lowres

Photo provided by the Baton Rouge Police Department -- Baton Rouge Police are investigating the armed robbery of Subway, 7664 Airline Hwy, that occurred around 3:10pm this afternoon. The suspect entered the store with a handgun demanding money.

Man sought in Subway armed robbery

Baton Rouge police are investigating the armed robbery of the Subway restaurant at 7664 Airline Highway at 3:10 p.m. Friday.

The robber entered the store with a handgun demanding money then ran off with the money, headed west on Industrial Avenue, police spokesman Cpl. L’Jean McKneely said Friday.

The assailant is described as a black male, 5 feet, 8 inches tall, 140 pounds and 20 to 25 years old. He was wearing a gray hoodie, dark colored pants and a white bandana.

Anyone with information on this suspect is urged to contact Armed Robbery Division at 389-3845 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.

Authorities book 2 on suspicion of DWI

Authorities arrested at least two people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between 2:30 p.m. Thursday and 2:30 p.m. Friday, booking records show.

Those booked and the counts against them:

  • Madison Blum, 21, 3000 July St., Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI and headlights required.
  • Kenneth Rogers, 31, 11972 Brill Lane, Clinton, first-offense DWI and driver’s license suspended or revoked.

Compiled from staff reports. To talk to a crime reporter at The Advocate, call (225) 388-0369.