Shoplifters attack store employee with pepper spray before fleeing with merchandise
LIVINGSTON PARISH - Deputies are searching for three individuals accused of stealing clothes from a retail store and attacking an employee with pepper spray after being confronted.
According to the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office, three unidentified individuals stole several items of clothing from a store located off Juban Road Monday. When confronted by a store employee, officials say the suspects struck and attacked the employee with pepper spray.
The sheriff's office says the suspects fled the scene in a white Toyota Camry with a temporary license plate.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call LPSO at (225) 686-2241.
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