BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — A woman tells investigators of her involvement in several area robberies after her arrest Sunday night.
The Baton Rouge Police Department said 18-year-old Eriel Tyson was arrested Sunday night before 10 p.m. after allegedly robbing a Florida Boulevard business while armed. Tyson allegedly took “an undisclosed amount of money” before leaving.
After her arrest, Tyson told officers that she had committed six other robberies in the Belaire area. Police said the robberies started on Oct. 4.
Tyson was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on a first-degree robbery charge. Additional charges will be made later this week, police said.
An investigation is ongoing.