Woman sought in Harahan home invasion

DeChell Delaney. Source: Harrahan Police via
DeChell Delaney. Source: Harrahan Police via
Updated: May. 4, 2018 at 8:07 AM CDT
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HARAHAN, LA (WVUE) - The Harahan Police Department searching for a woman in connection to a home invasion, according to our partners | The Times-Picayune.

According to the report, DeChell Delaney, 26, is accused of forcing her way into a home in the 7200 block of Sheringham Drive in Harahan around 4:20 p.m. on April 27.

Police Chief Tim Walker said in the report that once Delany was inside she knocked down an elderly woman.

According to the report, Delaney is accused of threatening the victim with a gun and spraying her with some sort of chemical.

Police said in the report that the victim suffered temporary blindness from the chemical.

According to the report, police did not say whether Delany and the victim knew one another.

Delany's last known address was in the 1500 block of Lorne Drive in Harvey, according to Walker.

Police said she has a tattoo on her left shoulder that is possibly an arrow design.

Delany drives a 2014 Nissan Altima that is either dark brown or gray with a Louisiana license plate bearing the number 819BZC, according to the report.

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