Theft suspect wanted by Baton Rouge police

Theft suspect wanted by Baton Rouge police

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge police are looking for a man wanted on theft charges.

Robert Joseph, 34, is wanted on charges of felony theft and unauthorized use of access card as theft.

Joseph allegedly made 54 fraudulent transactions between August 2014 and August 2015 using a Sam's credit card for LNS Foods, where he had worked since early 2014. The transactions totaled $8,153.55 and included televisions, laptops, liquor and food.

Joseph was fired from LNS Foods on August 17, 2015 after the company's owner learned of the theft. In texts to the owner, he admitted to fraudulently buying several items, but had not attempted to make any restitution.

Anyone with any information of Joseph's whereabouts is asked to call BRPD's Financial Crimes Division at (225) 389-3871 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.

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