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Video: SJSO looking for LaPlace theft suspect

LAPLACE — Authorities are asking for the public’s help identifying a theft suspect.

Via social media, St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office said detectives are seeking to ID a male seen in a white T-shirt.

Police said the search is in reference to a theft that occurred in the 1400 block of West Airline Highway (Riverlands) on March 1.

According to police, the suspect fled in a burgundy vehicle.

No other information about the incident has been released.

Anyone with information about the identity and whereabouts of the suspect is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office TIPS line at 985-359-8477, the Criminal Investigations Division at 985-359-8722 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

Tips can also be submitted at stjohnsheriff.org/submitatip.php.