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Deputies seeking information in Basile home invasion

Posted: 4:10 PM, Jul 31, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-03 12:03:50-04

Deputies in Evangeline Parish say they are seeking more information and possible suspects in a home invasion near Basile. 

On Monday, July 30, 2018, deputies say there was an alleged home invasion in the Basile area of Evangeline Parish. It occurred on the 4800 block of Old Basile Highway at approximately 9:15 p.m.

Officials say the suspects allegedly broke into a home, restrained the homeowner with an extension cord and stole several items including two televisions and a gun. Deputies say the suspects may be driving a silver/light-colored vehicle, possibly a sports car. The make and model are unknown.

The victim told deputies that one suspect is a black male wearing a t-shirt and baseball cap. The second suspect is believed to be a black male but was not seen. The homeowner told deputies that he only heard that man’s voice.

EPSO says that no arrests have been made.

The sheriff’s office is working to learn more information and is reaching out to the public for anyone with information on this crime or any other crime. Those with information are asked to contact the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division by phone at 337-363-2161.

All callers remain anonymous.