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Man accused of stealing $5K worth of clothes from Lake Charles mall

Posted at 1:18 PM, Jan 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-31 14:18:48-05


LAKE CHARLES, La.  –Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office (CPSO) detectives are investigating a theft that occurred on January 28 at Dillard’s in the mall located in Lake Charles.

During the investigation, detectives reviewed video surveillance from the store which showed a man placing a large amount of name brand clothing in a white bag and leave the store, according to Kim Myers, spokeswoman for CPSO. The suspect fled east across the mall parking lot.  Store associates estimate the man took somewhere between 30 to 50 pieces of clothing from the big and tall section, totaling $5,000.

If anyone has any information regarding this theft or can identify the man seen in these photographs, contact CPSO lead Detective Chad Collins at (337)494-4539.