Police need help to identify alleged car thief

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Detectives need your assistance identifying a man accused of attacking another man, then stealing his car.

The incident happened shortly before 5 p.m. Wednesday at a business in the 700 block of Jordan St.

The victim told officers he was approached by an unknown man who asked him for money. When the victim refused to give the suspect money the suspect began yelling at him and followed him to the front door of the business. 

Just before the victim entered the building, the suspect allegedly struck him at least once in the face causing the victim to drop his car keys. 

The suspect initially ran away but quickly returned, picked the victim’s keys up, and drove away in the victim’s vehicle. 

The vehicle has not been located and is described as at 2018 blue Hyundai Santa Fe SUV bearing Louisiana license plate number N467957.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward in this case.

Anyone with information on on the identity of this suspect is urged to call 318-673-7373 or visit Lockemup.org

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