Police looking for suspect who stole woman's purse at Piggly Wiggly

Published: Jun. 12, 2014 at 7:53 PM CDT
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Source: EBRSO
Source: EBRSO

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Police Detectives need your help identifying a female suspect who stole a woman's purse at the Piggly Wiggly, 5932 Airline Highway, in Baton Rouge.

It happened on June 6 around 7:30 p.m. The suspect, who was behind the victim in the checkout line, noticed that when the victim left the store she left her purse behind.

The suspect then grabbed the purse which contained a large amount of money and left the store. The victim immediately returned to the store to get her purse, but it was gone.

The suspect is described as a black female wearing a red T-shirt with black pants. Surveillance shows the suspect entering the store with one purse and leaving with two.

If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.

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