Deputies responded to the Outback Restaurant, located at 60 Park Place Dr, Covington, in reference to the armed robbery of a Brinks armored car. The Sheriff’s Office received the call at approximately 8:20 a.m. Responding deputies were at the scene within a minute of notification.
Investigators are currently on the scene along with personnel from the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Crime Lab. Following their initial contact with the victims, they have released some details of the robbery. According to the victims, two males approached them in the rear parking lot of the restaurant. The suspects were armed with a long rifle and wearing all black. The suspects concealed their faces by the use of ski masks. An undetermined amount of money was taken from the armored truck before the suspects fled the scene. Both victims were unharmed during the course of the robbery. It is believed the suspects fled in a late model, silver in color, SUV. The SUV is a smaller model with four doors.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office at 985-898-2338.