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Acadia Crime Stoppers: Help needed locating suspect

Posted at 5:19 PM, Jan 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-22 23:43:06-05

Church Point police are seeking the public’s assistance regarding a December 21 shooting, which occurred at the Martin Luther King Park at 5:25 pm.

Officers discovered that two people were shot during a robbery. Both victims’ injuries were not life-threatening.

A juvenile suspect has been arrested. However, officers need your help to locate 17-year-old Joseph Casey Wilridge, who is wanted for principal to attempted first-degree murder and armed robbery. His last known address is on Joseph Street in Church Point.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Wilridge, you are urged to call the tips line at 789-TIPS or download the P3 app to submit an anonymous tip.

All callers will remain anonymous and can receive up to a $1,000 cash reward for information leading to an arrest in this case.