APSO looks for car wash burglary suspect caught on video

PRAIRIEVILLE, LA (WAFB) - Ascension Parish deputies are looking to find a suspect who was caught on surveillance cameras stealing from two car washes in Prairieville.

Investigators said the video showed a suspect hitting the Platinum Express car wash and Clean Team Auto Spa, both are located  on Highway 44, on Sunday, November 1 between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m.

The video showed the suspect breaking into the payment kiosks with some type of crowbar and taking cash. Police said the suspect ran off with more than $3,000 and caused $10,000 in damage.

According to surveillance video, the suspect was wearing a red hooded jacket and light colored pants.

Anyone who can help identify the suspect is asked to call the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office at (225)-621-4636 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867. Tips can also be texted into the APSO's anonymous line at 847411.

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