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Assumption Parish Sheriffs Office


SIMPLE ROBBERY - Friday, January 20, 2017

PIERRE PART Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Thomas Joseph Fontenot, 17, of 3203 Highway 70 South, Pierre Part, LA, in connection with a Simple Robbery on January 02, 2017 which occurred in Pierre Part.

Investigators conducted an extensive investigation and learned that the victim was attacked and robbed by an unknown individual as she left work. The investigators received video tape from local businesses and interviewed several witnesses. At the time, the individual was identified as a subject wearing a black hoodie.

As a result of the investigation, Thomas Joseph Fontenot was identified as a suspect and taken into custody on January 19, 2017 and booked into the parish detention center on charges of Simple Robbery. He is awaiting a bond hearing.

For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.