Bank bag with 5,000 cash taken from an unattended basket at Hammond’s produce market

HAMMOND, La. (KLFY) — Hammond Font released stills of the suspect who they say stole a bank bag containing a large sum of cash from a local produce market.

Police say it happened at the Berry Town Produce on West Church Street in Hammond.

A review of company security footage revealed the suspect exited a black Ford F-150 truck, approached an unattended shopping cart and took a bank bag containing approximately $5,000 in cash , police said.

Photo credit: Hammond PD

He is described as a middle-aged black man who wore a red striped shirt and a red hat, police said.

Anyone with information regarding his identity should contact Detective Thad Gautier of the Hammond Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division at 985-277-5710 or email

You can also leave a comment on the Hammond Police Department’s Facebook page, or you can contact the Tangipahoa Crime Stoppers Anonymous Tip Line at 1-800-554-5245.

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Peggy P. Gilmore