One Alexandria man caught in store robbery, a second being sought

Joseph Terrell Sanders, 24, 508 Newman St., was arrested Monday in connection to a robbery at a Third Street convenience store. A second suspect is being sought, according to the Alexandria Police.

The victim was walking out of J’s Food Mart, 2512 Third St., when the two men began walking and talking to her.

When she turned to talk t one of them, the other man snatched about $150 cash out of her and, the police report indicates.

The two men ran as the victim was calling the police. Officers chased down Sanders who went inside of a house in the 600 block of Broadway Avenue. He was booked in to the Rapides Parish Jail on a count of simple battery.

The second suspect’s identity has not been determined, police reported.

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