Broussard police searching for purse thief

Posted at 11:33 PM, Jun 21, 2018

Broussard police are searching a woman who allegedly stole another woman’s purse from a car. 

Chief Brannon Decou confirms the suspect allegedly stole the purse from a car parked at a Broussard daycare. 

Thirty minutes later, the woman allegedly attempted to use the victim’s credit card at the Walmart on St. Nazaire Rd.

Video surveillance shows the woman exiting the store. 

Decou says the woman left the Walmart in a black Lincoln SUV. 

If you have any information about the suspect or the incident, call the Broussard Police Department at (337) 837-6259.