Information sought on Ponchatoula armed robbery

Tangipahoa Parish sheriff’s deputies are trying to identify two men who robbed a Ponchatoula business at gunpoint Friday night.

The two men entered Alicia’s Food Mart, 20508 La. 22, around 8:45 p.m. demanding money, Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Dawn Panepinto said in a news release.

One man held a clerk at gunpoint, while the other man robbed the store. Both men were wearing masks and were dressed in all-black clothing.

The subjects then ran toward Brown Road, Panepinto said. Investigators believe the men may have fled toward St. Tammany Parish in a silver SUV.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa at ( 800) 554-5245.