Deputies search for suspect in Mauriceville Family Pharmacy robbery

Published 5:20 pm Tuesday, November 15, 2016

PRESS RELEASE — At approximately 1:40pm today, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call that a white male had walked into the Mauriceville Family Pharmacy located at 10897 Hwy 12 in Mauriceville and demanded prescription medication.

The pharmacy employees said the male displayed a knife and told them to give him medication.  He was described as a white male wearing jeans, a long sleeve Tshirt, and an LSU ball cap.  The employees complied and the male was
given several bottles of prescription medication.  The male then left and
was seen by a witness leaving in a small silver car.

When deputies and investigators arrived on scene, the witness was able to give them a license plate number and investigators began searching for the suspect.

No employees were injured.

Investigators are currently following leads on the suspect’s location.  More information will follow as it becomes available.