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Deputies searching for suspect who took selfie during break-in

Posted at 10:48 AM, Oct 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-22 11:51:47-04

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who unknowingly took a selfie after allegedly breaking into a residence and stealing a handgun.

Deputies say the suspect entered a residence on October 8 in the 1000 block of Elvin Drive in Baton Rouge. The suspect allegedly gained access by breaking the glass on a rear door of the home.

Burglary suspect selfie

A handgun was stolen during the burglary. Deputies say that before leaving the home the suspect captured a selfie of himself with the alarm system.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 225-389-5000.