Alamo robber takes cigarettes and cash at gunpoint

Economy store robber

The Alamo Police Department is looking for a man who robbed a store at gunpoint on Monday.

The robbery happened Monday evening at the Economy store, located off Expressway 83 Frontage and Alamo Road.

Police said the suspect walked into the store around 8 p.m., pulled out a handgun and demanded money in Spanish.

According to the store cashier, the suspect got away with quite a bit of money.

Police said the suspect fled the scene on foot, running westbound.

He was last seen wearing sunglasses and a sweat shirt with the New Orleans Saints logo on it.

Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers at 787-1454.