Police Chief Lartigue is asking for assistance with information on the identity of a black male who went to Walmart on February 25, 2013 and walked out of the store with three 32 inch televisions.
According to the report filed with the Ville Platte Police Department the unknown male was observed in electronics looking at the televisions and put three 32 inch televisions in a shopping cart. The male then went to other areas of the store including the customer service counter.
After standing around the customer service counter for a few minutes the male left through the door of the store with the three televisions in the shopping cart without paying. The weather at the time of the incident blocked the direction of travel from the view of the cameras. The male was wearing a dark blue or black t-shirt, a white baseball cap and blue jeans.
He is described as medium skinned black male and was clean shaven. If you have information about the identity of this man please contact the Ville Platte Police Department at 363-1313. Your call will remain anonymous and your information could help remove this criminal from our community.
A similar incident happened at the Walmart in Breaux Bridge. Police say a white male walked into the store picked up a desktop computer, put it into a basket and then walked out the store without paying. If anyone can identify this person, contact police at 332-21-86 or 332-8397.