At approximately 10:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, a black female walked into the Sorrento Post Office located at 8213 John Leblanc Blvd to purchase stamps.
When the clerk gave the subject the stamp, the subject produced what appeared to be a handgun, which turned out to be a water gun filled with pepper spray. The suspect sprayed the clerk in the face and exited the post office.
The suspect was last seen wearing a security type uniform, long coat with fur around the hood, and gloves.
Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office at 235- 621-4636 or by texting 847411 to our anonymous tip line from any cellular device or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7867). To be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers immediately.