Police Investigating Armed Robbery at Marx Street

Published 05/09 2014 10:30AM

Updated 05/09 2014 05:42PM

MONROE -- Monroe Police responded to a reported armed robbery of a person at approximately 1 a.m. in the 300 block of Marx Street.

Police say a woman was walking down the street when she was approached by three unknown subjects armed with a handgun.  

The victim told police the suspects placed the handgun against her shoulder and demanded property from her. 

The suspects took the victim's cell phone and struck her with the handgun, knocking her into a ditch. Police say the suspects then fled the area on foot.  The victim suffered minor injuries. 

Monroe Police have no suspect information or description at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the above incidents is urged to contact the Monroe Police Department at 318-329-2600 or Crimestoppers at 318-388-2274 (CASH).

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