Final Bikini Bandit Arrested - KLFY News 10

Final Bikini Bandit Arrested


They were deemed the "Bikini Bandits", and now, two teenagers have been arrested for burglary.

Lafayette Police tells TV10 a 16 year old female from Baton Rouge, turned herself in Monday for her role in last week's vehicle burglaries at a Lafayette apartment complex.

The teen was charged with three counts of simple burglary of a vehicle.

Meanwhile, her accomplice, another 16 year old female, was arrested Friday and also charged with three counts of simple burglary of a vehicle.

Police say they have recovered some of the merchandise stolen in the incidents.

The case remains under investigation.

One of the so called bikini bandits is now behind bars.

Lafayette Police say a 16 year old female juvenile was arrested and charged with three counts of simple car burglary.

Lafayette released video earlier this week of two bikini clad females burglarizing vehicles in one apartment complex.

Police say they are now searching for a second juvenile female.

Inside Edition, tru TV and other national media outlets have also called the Lafayette Police Department inquiring about the sensational video.

Summer time makes everyone want to wear less. Lafayette Police are looking for a pair of suspects that took that idea a little too far.

It's a bizarre story about a couple of female thieves who were skimpy on their clothes but not on the items they were caught swiping, and it's all caught on tape.

In a surveillance video you can see two women entering the parking lot of a Lafayette apartment complex off East Martial Avenue.

The two women, sporting their bikinis begin pulling on car doors to see if they're unlocked.

Eventually they were able to break into three vehicles, making out with a number of items including a GPS system sunglasses and a wallet.

Police are asking for your help if you have any information on these two women, even if you want to remain anonymous. Call Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.

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