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Armed robbery suspect arrested

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RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Glenmora man arrested for suspected robbery.

According to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office, on September 18, Zavier D. Sumbler, 20, of 537 8th Ave., Glenmora, La. was arrested for armed robbery. According to RPSO, on September 13, at approximately 5:17 p.m., Deputies from the Glenmora Sub-station responded to the 400 block of Butter Cemetery Rd in reference to what first came in as a disturbance. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the victim who stated he had been robbed at gun point of money and his cell phone. Detectives also responded to investigate. 

According to RPSO, the victim had limited information but was able to provide a description of the suspect and the vehicle that left the area soon after the robbery. The responding patrol deputy assigned to the area located the suspect vehicle's owner address. RPSO said that although the owner was not involved in the armed robbery, Detectives developed information leading to the suspect, later identified as Sumbler. According to PRSO, Detectives worked with patrol deputies to locate and apprehend Sumbler who was booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center where he remains on a $75,000.00 bond.

"This armed robbery appears to be a random act of violence. The deputies and detectives teamwork was a major factor in solving this crime quickly which helps keep our community safe," said Sheriff William Earl Hilton.

Sheriff Hilton asks that anyone with additional information pertaining to this armed robbery contact Crime Stoppers at (318) 443-7867 or Detectives Winston R. Bell, Jr. and James Owens at 473-6727.

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