WBRSO seeking help identifying Walmart wallet thief


West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office

PORT ALLEN, La. (The West Side Journal) – The West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office is seeking help from the public identifying a woman who allegedly stole a wallet from a buggy in Walmart. 

On Oct. 5, the woman removed a wallet accidentally left in a Walmart buggy in the parking lot around 4:35 p.m. She then placed the wallet in the back passenger seat of a Gray Chevrolet 2500, with a tool box and ladder in the bed.

The truck was driven by an unknown male, that met her there. He then left without going in the store.

If you have any information that will help authorities solve this case, please call WBRSO Detective Randy Austin at 225-382-5200.

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The West Side Journal, located in Port Allen, Louisiana serves as the official journal of West Baton Rouge Parish. The newspaper’s roots run deep in the West Baton Rouge community, as the earliest dates of publication reach back to the mid-1800s.

The current editor is Breanna Smith, an alumna of Louisiana State University's Manship School of Mass Communication and native of Baton Rouge. Contributing writers to the Journal are members of the West Side community.

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