EBRSO Looking For Purse Thief

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for a man seen stealing a woman’s purse from the Walmart located at 14241 Coursey Blvd on March 24, 2014 at approximately 1:15 p.m.


According to reports, the suspect stood near the victim in the deli area and reached into the victim’s shopping cart and grabbed her purse before exiting. The victim’s two credit cards were used to conduct transactions online $1,693.91 later that same day.


The suspect is described as a black male wearing blue jeans and a gray shirt with red sleeves.

Anyone with information concerning this incident or the identity of the suspect 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

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office  

8900 Jimmy Wedell Drive             

Baton Rouge, LA 70807              

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