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Doorbell camera catches thief stealing potted trees off front porch of Baton Rouge home

11 months 3 weeks 16 hours ago Monday, October 05 2020 Oct 5, 2020 October 05, 2020 4:49 PM October 05, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

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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