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The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office has added a fourth officer to its patrol detail at Lafreniere Park following an attempted robbery there earlier this week.

Two masked men in dark clothing pulled a gun on three people at the park at about 9 p.m. Monday and demanded money.

They then fled the scene in a pick-up truck and are still at large.

The parish said after the incident that security would be beefed up, and JPSO spokesman Lt. Jason Rivarde said Thursday that the extra officer has been added to the detail.

Lafreniere Park in Metairie shut down Monday night after attempted armed robbery