Two men wanted for vehicle burglary, posed as Walmart employees
HAMMOND – The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying two men accused of a vehicle burglary after attempting to pose as Walmart employees in separate incidents.
The burglary took place on Oct. 28 at a home on Nicole Drive in Hammond. Around 12:30 a.m., the resident in the home heard a knock on the door. While looking through a bedroom window , the resident saw two men, one short wearing a t-shirt and grey pants and the other described as tall with a light blue shirt.
The resident did not answer the door and the two men walked away. A few hours later, the resident went outside to find that her vehicle had been broken into. A purse, wallet, money, jewelry and several other items were taken from the vehicle.
Detectives learned that the two men matching the descriptions given have been going to residents' doors posing as Walmart employees offering discounts on food items to flood victims.
Anyone with information regarding the incident or the identity of the two men are urged to visit www.tangicrimestoppers.com and click "Submit a Tip" or call the tip line at 1-800-554-5245.