Authorities on Monday released surveillance images of a man entering an unlocked car at a Lafayette home and reportedly stealing a handgun from inside.
The car’s owner reported the crime Sunday from the 200 block of Cambridge Drive, saying the theft happened sometime the night before, Lafayette Police Department spokesman Cpl. Paul Mouton said.
The same man was captured on surveillance video burglarizing another vehicle at a nearby home and also attempting to enter a nearby locked truck, Mouton said in a news release.
Anyone with information on the accused thief’s identity is encouraged to contact the Lafayette Police Department or the anonymous Crime Stoppers tip line at (337) 232-8477.