Caddo Parish deputies fail to find biting bandit

Caddo Parish deputies fail to find biting bandit

POSTED: Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 12:00am

UPDATED: Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 12:04am

An unsuccessful manhunt for a Caddo Parish burglar took place this afternoon in Shreveport.

Deputies tell KMSS the man is wanted for shoplifting at the Walmart on Mansfield Road.

According to witnesses, the shoplifter was confronted by a security officer in the store, and during a short scuffle, the guard was bitten by the man, who then ran out of the store.

For about an hour, over a dozens deputies including a K-9 unit searched for the biting bandit.

During the search, Summerfield Elementary School on Artis Taylor Drive was placed on lockdown.

Officials later discovered the robber had made contact with an employee at a nearby used car lot on Mansfield Road and made a phone call. The employee was unaware to the crimes he had just made.

They robber was never found, but law enforcement continues to investigate the incident.

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