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Storage container full of toys goes up in flames

CUT OFF, LA (WVUE) -

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest in the arson of a storage trailer full of toys headed for a Cut Off department store.

At around 3:15 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 1), deputies responded to the Walmart on Highway 3235 in Cut Off after receiving a call that a storage trailer behind the store was on fire. The trailer contained an entire shipment of new toys to be sold at the store.

Firefighters extinguished the blaze, but the trailer was a total loss. Investigators determined that the fire began when someone tried to break into the storage unit using a torch.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers Bayou Region at 1-800-743-7433 or by texting "GIVEATIP" plus your message to 274637. Tips can also be submitted using the TipSubmit Mobile application or online at www.crimestoppersbr.org. Tipsters can remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash if the information given leads to an arrest.

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