BRPD seeking Circle K cigarette bandit
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — The Baton Rouge Police Department is looking for information about a suspect who stole nearly $10,000 worth of goods from a Circle K in Baton Rouge.
Officials tell us the suspect walked into the store on Brightside Drive around 4:30 a.m. on Sept. 21, 2011. They say he took 4 boxes of cigarette cartons and carried them to a silver/gray Mercedes that was parked near the store.
We’re told the value of those boxes is estimated at $9,600.
The suspect is described as a black male, heavy build, wearing a blue shirt, blue jean shorts and red baseball cap.
Anyone with information on this theft is urged to contact the Financial Crimes Division at (225) 389-3871 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867).