Lady accused of snatching wigs, robbing magnificence retailer at gunpoint


BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – Officers with the Baton Rouge Police Division marched a girl, who’s accused of robbing a magnificence provide retailer at gunpoint, to a jail cell on Thursday, Jan. 13.

Courtroom paperwork state Janiya Wattley was wig purchasing at a retailer on Plank Highway and, as an alternative of paying, she snatched a wig from the wall and stuffed it right into a backpack.

Safety cameras inside a magnificence provide retailer recorded video of a suspect fireplace a gun within the air throughout an armed theft.

Janiya Wattley(East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Workplace)

When staff tried to cease her, she allegedly pulled out a gun and fired a shot within the air.

“Despite the fact that an arrest has been made, this investigation stays ongoing,” stated Sgt. Don Coppola Jr. with BRPD. “So, it’s one thing investigators will look into and attempt to get extra data on these actions.”

Police famous a Crime Stoppers tip helped them discover Wattley.

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