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Knock on door leads to struggle for gun in Thibodaux

Casino surveillance video (Source: LPSO) Casino surveillance video (Source: LPSO)
THIBODAUX, LA (WVUE) -

Detectives hope surveillance video can help them identify the man accused of robbing a Thibodaux man.

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office said the victim told them someone knocked on the door of his Glenn Street home Monday afternoon and asked for him by name. The victim said when he told the man he didn't know him, the unidentified man walked to a black Chevrolet Malibu and pulled out a gun.

The robber allegedly forced the victim back into the home, where the two struggled for the gun. At some point, the gun discharged and a bullet hit the ceiling.

The robber regained control, sprayed the victim with a chemical, then took his wallet and cellphone.

Detectives said someone used the victim's debit card at a Donaldsonville casino.

Investigators want to talk to the man and woman seen in a video, walking into the casino.

Call Crime Stoppers Bayou Region at 1-800-743-7433 if you can help with the investigation.

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