Shreveport Civilian and Police K-9 Help Stop Robbery in Progress
On July 6th, 2022, around 1:00 a.m. Shreveport Police patrol officers responded to convenience store robbery in the 3300 block of Bert Kouns Industrial Loop.
Officers arrived at store and discovered that a suspect entered the store and produced a firearm on the stores clerk. A witness entered the store and recognized the events and saw the clerk was in danger.
The witness retrieved his legally owned handgun and challenged the suspect. The suspect then turned and pointed his handgun in the direction of the witness. The witness observed a threat to his life and discharged his handgun. Although he did not strike the suspect it did cause the suspect to flee.
Shreveport Police K-9, Sjaak, was in close proximity to the events and was able to track the suspect to a wooded area west of business. K-9, Sjaak was able to locate the suspect and take him into custody.
The suspect then identified black male, Tre’sean Polk (4/23/95), was treating at a local area hospital for minor injuries sustained during his capture.
The witness in this case was interviewed and released.
Polk was arrested for his alleged involvement in the incident and charged with one count of Armed Robbery.