BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – It has been a little over five weeks since someone allegedly took items from the Jasmine Beauty Supply on Airline Hwy.
The armed robbery is said to have taken place at approximately 4 p.m. on December, 3, 2021.
According to Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers, “When the suspect was confronted by an employee, the suspect pulled a pistol out and fired it in the air.”
The suspect seen below left the store after demanding more merchandise.
Fast forward 41 days and a suspect in this case was arrested on Thursday morning.
The suspect has been identified as 18-year-old Janiya Wattley.
Wattley was identified as a possible suspect less than one week after the alleged theft thanks to an anonymous Crime Stoppers tip.