EBRSO Looking For Armed Robbery Suspects

UPDATE: Armed Robbery Suspects Identified and Arrested Through Tips Following the below release, EBRSO detectives received tips simultaneously through CrimeStoppers and the Sheriff’s Office identifying the suspects as Herman Leroy Hills Jr. (dob 6/30/75) of 17232 Jefferson Highway and Kianta Cardelle Edwards (7/17/96) of 16441 S. Harrels Ferry Road.

Detectives contacted Hills and he turned himself at Kleinpeter substation yesterday evening. Detectives also contacted Edwards and he turned himself in today at EBRSO Warrants Division.

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for two men that robbed the Hampton Inn & Suites located at 11271 Reiger Road Tuesday morning at approximately 1:10 a.m.

According to reports, two unknown black male’s armed with pistols knocked on the door of a hotel room belonging to two female patrons. After the women opened the door, the men entered brandishing the weapons and searched the room taking cash, cellular phones and tablets belonging to both of the victim’s. The men bound both victim’s hands and feet prior to exiting. The perpetrators possibly fled driving a grey or tan colored pickup truck.

Anyone with information concerning this incident or the identity of the suspects is asked to contact the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office at 225-389-5000. Crime Stoppers is also offering a cash reward for anyone with information leading to the arrest of those responsible. Contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at (225) 344- STOP or (225) 344-7867.