The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is asking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect of an attempted burglary at Three Stooges in Amite.
Chief Jimmy Travis reports on June 18, 2022, deputies responded to the Three Stooges store on Highway 51 in Amite regarding an attempted burglary. Video surveillance captured at the store shows a young, black male using a claw hammer to break the glass on the front door. The subject strikes the glass several times before fleeing northwest through the parking lot.
The subject is described as thin in stature, was shirtless and was wearing dark colored basketball shorts with two red stripes down both sides. The subject also had what appeared to be a gray t-shirt wrapped around his head and face to conceal his identity.
Chief Travis asks that anyone able to identify the suspect in the video, or with knowledge of the attempted burglary, please call Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa, Inc. anonymous tip line at
1-800-554-5245, or visit www.tangicrimestoppers.com and click on the P3 Tips. Lieutenant Beth Russell is the lead investigator.