Livingston deputies search for robber

Livingston Parish sheriff’s deputies searched Thursday for a man suspected of committing a robbery near Albany, a Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman said.

The robbery took place off Henry White Road just outside Albany, sheriff’s spokeswoman Lori Steele said. It was unclear whether the fugitive robbed a person or a business.

Deputies spotted the wanted man, but he ran off into a wooded area nearby, she said.

The robber did not use a weapon during the holdup, Steele said.

Deputies were still searching for the fugitive as of 9 p.m. Thursday, Steele said.