Ville Platte police is asking for the community to help assisted living facilities in the city.
Ville Platte Police Chief Lartigue put out a plea on the department's Facebook page asking for help. He is looking to raise money to buy hand sanitizer, Lysol spray and Clorox wipes for nursing home and assisted living facilities.
Lartigue says these facilities are in a critical need.
Anyone wishing to contribute can drop off donations at the Police Department or arrange a pick up of donations. Call 337-363-1317 for more information.