St. Amant man arrested on obscenity count

River Parishes bureau

 Steven Reed
Steven Reed

A St. Amant man was arrested after allegedly exposing himself to shoppers at the Prairieville Wal-Mart.

Video surveillance at the store showed a man walking through the store on Wednesday with his pants open and exposing himself to customers, Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Lt. Col. Bobby Webre said in a news release Thursday.

Further investigation identified the man as Steven Reed, 27, 13377 George Lambert Road, St. Amant, Webre said. Reed was booked on an obscenity count into the Ascension Parish Jail, where he remained Thursday.