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Sheriff searching for Spanky's Bar burglar

Still image captured from surveillance video (Source: APSO) Still image captured from surveillance video (Source: APSO)
ASCENSION PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

Ascension Parish Deputies are searching for a burglary suspect who used a tow strap to break into a bar on Airline Highway, and tried to steal an ATM from inside.

Surveillance video shows the suspect ripped out the ATM from Spanky's bar using the tow strap. 

Shortly after, the suspect dragged an Arcade gaming machine out of the business, leaving severe damage to the front of the business. 

Detectives say the thief's plans were foiled because the ATM was found in the parking lot of the bar with the money drawer still intact.

The suspect was wearing a jacket with what appeared to be reflectors in multiple areas of the jackets.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office at 225-621-INFO (4636) or by texting the tip to 847411, or by calling Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7867). +

To be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers immediately.

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