Natchitoches Police arrest individual for Armed Robbery



The Natchitoches Police Department has arrested an individual for an armed robbery that occurred Sunday, Sept. 19 around 12:07 a.m. NPD officers were dispatched to the 100 block of North Melrose Avenue where they made contact with the victim who said that he was approached by two individuals while walking to an apartment in the area.

The two individuals demanded the victim turn over several items while pointing a firearm towards him.

After taking the victim’s property the suspects then fled the area. On Sept. 22, investigators located several items belonging to the victim at a residence in the 100 block of Mary Drive. Tavares Jackson Jr., b/m, 18, of Natchitoches was placed under arrest. He is charged with Armed Robbery with the use of a Firearm and placed in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center.

To report suspicious activity, contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101. Anyone with additional information in regards to this investigation should contact Detective Terry Johnson at (318) 357-3858. Remember all information given shall remain confidential.

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