BRPD investigates Broke Til Payday robbery

A robber fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash from Broke Til Payday, 4025 Florida Blvd., on Monday morning after sticking an object against an employee’s back and demanding money, Baton Rouge police said.

It’s unknown whether the robber was armed.

The employee never observed any type of weapon, police Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. said in a press release. There were no injuries reported.

The robber was described as a slim, 6-foot-tall black male, wearing a dark shirt and blue jeans with green / yellow shoes. He fled west on Florida Boulevard, Coppola said.

Contact the Armed Robbery Division at (225) 389-3845 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867 with information on this case.