Burglars foiled by homeowner; Police seeking suspects
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — The Baton Rouge Police Department is currently seeking two suspects for an attempted burglary that happened a short time ago.
We’re told the incident happened on Thursday, Aug. 2 at a home on Worthington Lake Ave, which is located near Staring Lane.
“Two black males attempted to burglarize a home while the homeowner was in the home,” Cpl. L’Jean McKneely, Baton Rouge Police Department, explained. “The homeowner ran to the back bedroom and locked herself inside, then called police. Upon police arrival the suspects took off running and we gave chase.”
Homeowners in the area should be advised that police are actively canvassing the area. If you see any suspicious activity or have any information regarding this burglary call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867). You can also text your tip to CRIMES (274637). Include CS225 at the beginning of your message.