BROUSSARD, La. - The Broussard Police Department responded to an armed robbery in progress near a residence in the 400 block of Mary St. on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at approximately 03:50 P.M.
Officers learned that two suspects met the victim outside his residence, demanded money and marijuana. The suspect then threatened him with a firearm. The two suspects fled on foot.
Officers were able to apprehend one of the suspects; identified as 29 year old Joanasha Martin who was located with a firearm and approximately 2 pounds of marijuana that was stolen from the victim. Investigators are continuing to work to identify the second suspect.
This case is still under investigation.
Anyone with information about this crime please contact the Broussard Police Department at 837-6259 or Crime Stoppers.