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Help needed in identifying suspects

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Posted at 3:23 PM, Jul 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-29 16:23:25-04

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office (CPSO) is asking for help in identifying several suspects that broke into a high school and caused thousands in damages.

On July 22, a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputy was dispatched to Barbe High School in Lake Charles in reference to a burglary, according to Kayla Vincent, spokesperson for CPSO. During the investigation, detectives reviewed surveillance footage at the school and learned on July 21 at 5:00 a.m. several suspects broke into the baseball concession stand at the school and stole an Iphone. The suspects then entered the school and spray painted several of the walls inside.

While investigating the initial complaint detectives were advised by school personnel the suspects returned to the school on July 23 and wrote on numerous desk and destroyed a Promethean Board, Vincent stated.

The suspects caused more than $6,000 worth of damage.

If anyone has any information regarding the identity of the suspects seen in these photographs, contact CPSO at 337-491-3605 or Crime Stoppers at 337-439-2222. CPSO Detective John Coffman is the lead investigator on this case.