Sheriff’s Office looks for ‘vehicle of interest’ in case of missing Baton Rouge woman _lowres

Photo provided EBRSO -- East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for information pertaining to this vehicle of interest in the disappearance of Tahereh Ghassemi. This vehicle was in the area of Ghassemi's residence near Coursey Blvd. and Millwood Dr. during the time of her disappearance on Saturday April 11th at approximately 8:00 p.m. Anyone with information about this vehicle please call the Sheriffs' Office at 389-5000 or Crime Stoppers at 344-STOP (7867).

Authorities are looking for an SUV captured on video surveillance near the home of a missing Baton Rouge woman whose car was found torched April 12 miles away from her home.

The SUV, which appears to be dark colored, was seen on video near Taherah Ghassemi’s home in the area of Coursey Boulevard and Millwood Drive on April 11 around 8 p.m., the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office said Monday afternoon in a news release.

The SUV was described as a “vehicle of interest” in the investigation into Ghassemi’s disappearance, the Sheriff’s Office said.

Ghassemi was reported missing on the morning of April 13 by her son, who lives with her in Baton Rouge

Ghassemi’s disappearance occurred less than two months after the Wal-Mart employee was awarded more than $1 million as part of a settlement in a decade-long divorce battle.

Authorities asked anyone with information about Ghassemi’s disappearance to call the Sheriff’s Office at (225) 389-5000 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.