BRPD looking for suspected Piggly Wiggly purse thief
BATON ROUGE (NBC33) — Baton Rouge Police Detectives are attempting to identify the person in this photo who is accused of committing a theft at the Piggly Wiggly on Airline Highway on June 6 around 7:30 p.m.
The suspect, who was behind the victim in the checkout line, noticed that the victim left the store without her purse.
The suspect then grabbed the purse, left the store, and made no attempt to return the purse.
The victim returned to the store and noticed her purse was gone. Surveillance video shows the suspect entering the store with one purse but leaving with two.
The suspect is identified as a black female wearing a red t-shirt with black pants.
Anyone with any information on the suspect’s identity is urged to contact Financial Crimes at 389-3871 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.