A man armed with a weapon investigators believe was an AK-47 assault rifle robbed the CC’s Coffee on Jefferson Highway near Bocage on Wednesday night.
According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, the man entered the coffee shop through a side door around 10 p.m. He demanded an employee open the safe then fled with an undisclosed amount of money.
The robber is described as a 25- to 35-year-old black man who is about 6-feet tall, and was wearing a gray, hooded sweatshirt and gloves. He also used a blue cloth to cover his face.
Contact the Sheriff’s Office at (225) 389-5000 or CrimeStoppers at (225) 344-STOP with any information.
EDITOR’S NOTE: The story was modified on Nov. 27, 2015, to give a better description of the type of weapon believed used in the incident.