Bayou Vista accused of using a knife in armed robbery

BAYOU VISTA, La. -- A Bayou Vista man was charged with armed robbery Saturday after St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s deputies investigated an armed robbery at a residence in Bayou Vista, Sheriff Mark Hebert stated.

John Buck Jr., 26, of the 100 block of Pluto Street in Bayou Vista, was arrested at 7:38 a.m. Saturday at the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office in Morgan City on a warrant for armed robbery.

The office received a report of an armed robbery at 3:25 a.m. Saturday that occurred inside a residence on Settoon Lane in Bayou Vista, Hebert stated. While visiting at the residence, two victims were approached by a white man armed with a knife who demanded money from the victims, Hebert stated. Deputies developed Buck as a suspect and obtained a warrant for his arrest. Buck was taken to the parish jail and held. No bail is set. The investigation is ongoing, the release stated.

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