Elderly Baton Rouge woman robbed at knife-point by home intruders
POSTED: Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 12:30pm
UPDATED: Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 5:05pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — Police are searching for the suspects responsible for breaking into an elderly woman’s home and robbing her at knife-point.
The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that the incident happened at a home located on Mission Drive on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at roughly 9:30 p.m. The 84-year-old victim told investigators that she came out of her bathroom and the robbers confronted her.
“At least one of the suspects was holding a knife,” Cpl. Don Coppola, Baton Rouge Police Department, said. “Due to her age she was only able to give a brief account of the events.”
Thankfully, the woman was not harmed. However, the thieves stole the woman’s 31” flat screen TV.
If you know anything about this incident call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867). You can also text your tip to CRIMES (274637). Include CS225 at the beginning of your message.