D'Iberville police are looking for a masked man who used a butcher knife to rob a liquor store Tuesday night.
Police Capt. Keith Davis said the suspect held up OD Thrift Package Store at 10207 Boney Avenue at 9:48 p.m.
The suspect is described as black, 5-feet-11 to 6-feet-1 and about 215 pounds. Davis said the robber covered his face with a red stocking and wore yellow latex cleaning gloves.
The suspect and a maroon-colored car were filmed by surveillance cameras coming and going from the liquor store and from a Super 8 hotel. A police K-9 team tracked the man's scent to the hotel but lost the scent at the hotel.
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"We checked every room of the hotel and couldn't find him," Davis said.
No injuries were reported.
Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call police at 396-4252.
The Sun Herald updates this story as soon as new information is available.