SORRENTO, LA (WAFB) - Deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for a woman who tried to rob a post office in Sorrento, LA Tuesday morning.
Around 10:30 a.m., deputies say a black female wearing a security-type uniform, walked into the Sorrento Post Office to purchase stamps.
When the clerk gave the woman the stamps, the woman pulled out what appeared to be a handgun. The handgun turned out to be a water gun and it was filled with pepper spray.
The woman sprayed the clerk in the face and left the post office.
The woman was also wearing a long coat with fur around the hood and gloves.
Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office at 235-621-4636 or by calling Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7867). To be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers immediately.