Crime Bulletin: Armed Robbery

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East Baton Rouge Parish deputies arrested a 27-year-old man Monday in the Sunday May 17 armed robbery of two employees at Fox’s Pizza Den on Magnolia Bridge Road.

Armed with a pistol, Mark Dwayne Ruffin entered the pizza shop, 18564 Magnolia Bridge Road, through the back door at 9:50 p.m., an affidavit of probable cause said.

Ruffin ordered the employees to show him where they kept cash, the affidavit said.

The employees led him to the manager’s safe, where Ruffin took $2,468. He fled after demanding the employees lie on the ground.

Ruffin, 5324 Landis Drive, was booked into Parish Prison on a count of armed robbery.