Suspect sought in attempted armed robbery of Baton Rouge motel in July _lowres

Jonathan Robertson

Baton Rouge Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in an attempted armed robbery outside a local motel in July.

Jonathan Robertson, 25, 1849 S. Pointe Drive, Baton Rouge, was recently identified as the suspect in the early morning attempted robbery in the parking lot of the Comfort Suites at 3045 Valley Creek Drive, Baton Rouge Police spokesman Cpl. Don Coppola said in a news release.

Robertson attempted a robbery in the parking lot at 4 a.m. on July 1. Robertson and the victim wound up in a struggle and Robertson ran off empty handed, Coppola said. The victim sustained minor injuries from the struggle.

Anyone with any information on the whereabouts of Robertson is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.