EBRSO Looking For Burglar



East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for a black male that burglarized the Mercy-Mary Gift Shop located on 10449 Airline Highway on April 26, 2015 at approximately 4:00 a.m.

According to reports, detectives responded to a burglary alarm. Upon arrival deputies observed where the rear door of the business was open and the interior of the business had been rummaged through by the perpetrator. Upon further investigation detectives located where entry had been gained into the rear of the Daisy Nail Salon located in the strip mall area locate next door to the Mercy-Mary Gift Shop. Forced entry had been gained through the rear door of the salon. Detectives observed where the ceiling panels located in the restroom of the business had been removed and it appeared this was how entry was gained into the gift shop. Several business documents were reported stolen from the Mercy-Mary Gift Shop.

The suspect is described as a black male, slim build, goatee, numerous tattoos on his neck and possibly hands, last seen wearing long pants, light-colored long sleeve shirt and knit cap.

Anyone with information concerning this incident or the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office at 225-389-5064. Crime Stoppers is also offering a cash reward for anyone with information leading to the arrest of those responsible. Contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at (225) 344- STOP or (225) 344-7867.