POSTED: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 6:00pm
UPDATED: Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 1:14pm
Ascension Parish, La (NBC33) — Deputies in Ascension Parish say they're looking for a robber thought to have impersonated a police officer.
Investigators say the victim was followed by a man out of a local grocery store.
We're told the suspect used lights in the front of his van to pull the suspect over, just like a police officer would. That's when investigators say the suspect told the victim to put her purse on the hood of the car; the man then took the purse and left.
Deputies in ascension parish say unmarked police cars have more than one set of lights. If you're being pulled over and you have questions, call 911.
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.