Assumption officials looking for hardware store robbery suspect

Assumption officials looking for hardware store robbery suspect

PAINCOURTVILLE, LA (WAFB) - Assumption Parish Sheriff's office is looking for a man who broke into the Sagona's True Value Hardware store in Paincourtville.

It happened on Sept. 20 at about 11:25 p.m. Officials say the man stole several handguns. The suspect is described a Black male between 5 feet 8 inches tall and 5 feet 10 inches tall. He was wearing light blue jeans, a brown-hooded jacket, and a red baseball cap.

Anyone that may have seen the suspect walking along Highway 70 and Highway 308 and Highway 1 between 11 p.m. and 12 a.m is asked to call the Criminal Investigation Division at (985) 526-1627.

A $2,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest.

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