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Deputies request information on Lake Charles vehicle burglary

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Posted at 9:57 AM, Jul 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-30 10:57:29-04

Deputies in Calcasieu Parish are asking for help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a vehicle burglary in Lake Charles on Tuesday morning.

The sheriff's office says that deputies were called to a home around 9:00 am on Engleside Drive in reference to the theft of a .9mm Beretta from inside a truck. Deputies say the victim had left his vehicle unlocked.

A review of surveillance footage from homes showed an unknown man riding a bicycle in the area of Engleside Drive and Woodruff Street earlier on Tuesday morning.

Video reportedly showed the man attempting to gain access to vehicles in the area from 2:30 am to 3:00 am.

Anyone with information regarding the theft or can identify the suspect is asked to contact CPSO at 337-491-3605.