Elementary bandit wanted to purse theft at local school
POSTED: Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 7:00am
UPDATED: Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 7:04am
BATON ROUGE, LA — The Baton Rouge Police Department is trying to identify a woman connected to theft at a local elementary school.
Officials say on April 24 at about 11:15 a.m. the suspect walked into Twin Oaks Elementary, 819 Trammell Drive, and signed in at the office using a fake name. She then walked down the school hallways until she found a purse in an unoccupied classroom.
The suspect is believed to have taken a VISA debit card from the purse and used it to make several purchases from local merchants.
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.