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Scott Police asking for help in identifying theft suspect

Posted at 4:42 PM, May 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-04 17:42:26-04

The Scott Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in identifying a man accused of taking a wallet that belonged to a person in a wheelchair.

The incident happened on April 28 at about 3 p.m. at a business in the 1000 block of Renaud Drive, Scott Police say.

The victim, who uses a wheelchair, was leaving the business and dropped their wallet, but didn't notice, police say. Video surveillance captured a man walking out of the store, picking up the wallet and leaving with it, police say.

The man was last seen on foot wearing a yellow flowered baseball cap, a florescent green shirt and khaki pants.

If you are able to identify this man, please contact Scott Police Department Investigators at (337) 233-3715 or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS.

All callers can remain anonymous.