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The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for public help to identify a suspect in an armed robbery in Larose early Wednesday morning.

Just before 6 a.m. on Wednesday, deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery at Southern Bait, located at 13928 West Main Street in Larose.

Deputies learned an unknown white man wearing a black mask, black t-shirt and blue jeans had approached an employee holding a pistol.

While holding the employee at gunpoint, the suspect stole cash and then left the business.

Deputies patrolled the nearby area but could not locate any suspects. Detectives responded to collect any possible evidence at the scene.

As this investigation continues, detectives are asking for the public’s help in solving this crime. Anyone with any knowledge of this crime is asked to submit a tip anonymously through Crime Stoppers Bayou Region by phone at 1-800-743-7433 or online at www.crimestoppersbr.org. Tips can also be submitted using the P3 Tips app on your mobile device. Tipsters could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 in cash if the information leads to an arrest.