Luling woman enters garage, catches robber in the act

Luling woman enters garage, catches robber in the act

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A woman went into her garage Thursday morning to find a strange man robbing her. Now, police are using security camera footage to identify the unknown robber.

According to The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office, a woman in the Willowdale area entered the garage attached to her home around 11:30 a.m. on July 30 to find the unknown robber removing her property. Police said the man got in through an open garage door. When she found the robber, police say the unknown man got into a red car and fled the scene.

The victim described the alleged robber as a white male, with an average height and build. He is about 25-to-30 years old with reddish-blond hair, blue eyes and a goatee. A surveillance camera captured his escape. Police are looking for the car pictured above. They believe it is either an Oldsmobile Alero or a Buick Intrigue.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Detective Joseph Dewhirst at 985-783-1135 or 985-783-6807.

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