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TPSO investigates attempted theft of car wash kiosk

TPSO investigates attempted theft of car wash kiosk
Posted: Nov 27, 2018
Categories: Front Page, Crime
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From the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office:
PONCHATOULA, LA - November 27,2018 - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the following:

On November 21, 2018, at approximately 4:20 a.m., there was an attempted theft of a kiosk from the car wash located at Macedonia Road and Louisiana Highway 22. The offender arrived in an extra cab Ford F-250 long wheel base truck. The offender exited the truck, wrapped a tow strap around the unit, then attempted to pull the unit free of its mounts with the truck. When the kiosk received an initial jolt from being pulled, the business alarm was activated causing the offender to abort the crime.

The offender then removes the tow strap and flees the area traveling west toward Pumpkin Center Road.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800.554.5245.