PORT ALLEN – A person arrested for an alleged theft try exterior a neighborhood Walmart claims it was only a prank gone incorrect.
The West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Workplace stated Jonathan Ambeau, 23, of Baton Rouge was arrested for the crime Monday.
Surveillance cameras exterior the Port Allen retailer reportedly caught the incident on video Dec. 3. The sheriff’s workplace stated the footage confirmed Ambeau approaching a girl sitting in her car.
The sufferer instructed investigators that Ambeau demanded she hand over all the things she had on her. When the girl instructed him she was able to defend herself, Ambeau allegedly fled the scene in a car.
When he was arrested Monday, Ambeau claimed that he was by no means armed and that your entire confrontation was merely a prank he recorded for social media.
Ambeau was booked on a cost of tried first-degree theft. The sheriff’s workplace stated he has a historical past of comparable offenses.