Ama woman kicks and flees from spillway robber
The woman told police that she was filling up her water truck at the Bayou Trepagnier pump station at 7 a.m. on Oct. 20 when she was grabbed by a black male. When the man told her to give him all of her money, the woman emptied out her pockets and gave him $7. The robber then threw her to the ground, ripping her clothes.
The woman says the man then reached behind his back and told her ďI am not finished with you yet.Ē At that point, the woman kicked the robber, which gave her time to get up off the ground and get into her truck.
The woman then headed south on the east guide levee and made her way to the ATV parking lot. She knew that some workers were at that location near a construction sand pit.
The woman described the robber as being between 30 to 40 years old and wearing a black shirt. She says she observed a tattoo on the top of the man's right wrist, which looked similar to a cougar, tiger or a wildcat. The man had a deep voice and had several braids in his hair.
He also had a small scar on the center of his upper lip and fled in what the woman says was a dark-colored Toyota pickup truck.
The incident is under investigation, and anyone having any information about the crime is asked to contact Det. Brad Walsh at 985-783-1135 or 985-783-6807.
Subscribe Today and Save!!!
St. Charles Herald-Guide is an award-winning newspaper that covers all aspects of St. Charles Parish - from schools and parish government news to social events, features on our local residents and sports.
Order your subscription today!
Business owners and St. Charles Parish Council members have expressed concern over...
Despite the fallout of massive layoffs at River Parishes Hospital announced in...
It wasnít always pretty, especially in the first half, but the Destrehan Wildcats...
Former Hahnville High School teacher Royd Anderson will appear in a Lifetime TV...
After years of searching for an ideal spot to build a public boat launch, St....
The Krewe of Zeus will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 30 to gather...
St. Charles Parish's first choice for local news and event information. Our newspaper, website, and digital edition is your window to all things newsworthy in your hometown.
Jobs safe at St. Charles Parish Hospital, Ochsner official says - 504 views
Despite the fallout of massive layoffs at River Parishes Hospital announced in conjunction with Ochsner Health Systemís purchase of the facility, an Ochsner spokesman has said St. Charles Parish Hospital employees should not fear for their jobs.