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Information from Police Chief Martin McClendon; photo from Opelousas Police Department

Opelousas Police need the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect involved in the armed robbery of the Game Stop located on Creswell Ln. in Opelousas. The robbery occurred just before 7:00 P.M. on yesterday evening. The suspect can be seen in the attached photos. The suspect is described as a large build black male who was armed with a semi-auto handgun. The suspect appears physically to be of the same body type as the suspect involved in a recent Game Stop Robbery in Lafayette, La. Investigators will be coordinating their efforts with area agencies to see if there were any other similarities related to the robbery.

Opelousas Police urge anyone with any information related to these robberies or information related to the pictured person to contact the Opelousas Police Department at 337-948-2500, or through Crime Stoppers (337-948-TIPS, or by using the P3 mobile App.) Tipsters can remain anonymous. Tipsters can received up to a $1000.00 cash reward for information leading to an arrest.