The E-Z Mart convenience store was robbed and police are asking the public to help identify the suspect.
Bastrop Chief of Police Allen Campbell said the police department received a phone call at approximately 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday.
"The store clerk was making change for a transaction and she opened the register and the suspect snatches the cash out of the register and runs out the door," Allen said.
There was no weapon and the suspect, a black male approximately 5 feet 5 inches tall and 190 pounds, fled with the cash on foot. The suspect wore a brown jacket, green T-shirt and gray khakis. No injuries were involved.
Call Crimestoppers with information regarding this case at 281.0050 or the BPD at 281.1322.
A warrant for Simple Robbery has been obtained for a suspect. The suspect is Robert Sampson Jr. of 1025 Huey St Bastrop LA 71220