Doorbell camera catches thief stealing potted trees off front porch of Baton Rouge home
BATON ROUGE - Police are on the lookout for a man seen hastily snatching up potted plants from the front porch of a home.
The Baton Rouge Police Department says the theft happened early Monday morning in a neighborhood near the intersection of N. Ardenwood Drive and Winbourne Avenue.
The homeowner told police two potted trees, worth about $200 each, were stolen. Video captured on home surveillance video showed the thief struggling to run away with a plant in each arm.
The man was then seen driving off in a dark-colored, early-2000s Toyota Camry.
Anyone with information is asked to contact BRPD.
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