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Deputies seek identity of vandals in Lake Charles

Posted at 10:57 AM, Feb 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-26 11:57:39-05

LAKE CHARLES — Law enforcement are asking for help in identifying two people that caused thousands of dollars in damage to a local business that is under construction.

Deputies with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office say that on February 17, 2020 they were called to a business on Easy Street in Lake Charles in reference to a property damage complaint.

During the investigation detectives reviewed surveillance footage at the business and learned on February 16 at around 4:30 p.m. two suspects entered the business, which is currently under construction. Once inside the business the suspects allegedly caused over $10,000 worth of damage. The suspects also spray painted and damaged an enclosed trailer, which was located inside.

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for assistance in identifying the suspects. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call CPSO lead Detective Randall Gibbons at 491-3605 or Crime Stoppers at 439-2222.