Police ID suspect in LaPlace Shoe Show armed robbery

Published 7:05 am Tuesday, November 21, 2017

LAPLACE — Police named a suspect in the armed robbery of a LaPlace business.

Detectives with the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office said Delvin Hutchinson, 23, of Metairie, is wanted in connection to the Nov. 14 armed robbery of Shoe Show on West Airline Highway in LaPlace.

Police said officers responded to the location last week and learned a man armed with a gun robbed the store of an undisclosed amount of money.

Through investigation, detectives developed Hutchinson as a suspect and obtained a warrant for his arrest last week. Detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating Hutchinson.

Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Hutchinson or can contribute information to this investigation is asked to contact the St. John Sheriff’s Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS or the SJSO dispatch at 985-652-6338.

Residents can also submit tips at stjohnsheriff.org/submitatip.php.