The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is asking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect of a simple robbery and simple battery. Sheriff Daniel Edwards says on Tuesday (November 28, 2023) at approximately 3:45 PM, the subject pictured approached the victim while he was standing outside of his residence on Northwood Crossing Drive in Hammond. The subject told the victim he needed help, and thereafter pushed the victim back inside of his residence while punching him in the face. The subject demand money, and the victim surrendered an unknown amount of cash to the suspect.
Before fleeing the residence, the suspect grabbed the victim's cell phone from his hand. The suspect then left in what is possibly a gold colored sedan.
Sheriff Edwards asks anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect to contact Detective Dale Athmann at 985-902-2032, OR if you wish to remain anonymous, please call Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa’s anonymous tip line at 1.800.554.5245 or visit www.tangicrimestoppers.com and click on the P3 Tips icon or Submit A Tip!