Prairieville locked supermarket robbed of cigarettes and booze

Ascension Parish sheriff’s deputies are looking for the thief or thieves who broke into a recently closed supermarket and stole cigarettes and alcoholic beverages, the Sheriff’s Office reported.

Sheriff’s investigators believe Bruno’s Supermarket, which closed Feb. 10 at 41001 La. 42, Prairieville, was broken into Feb. 20, deputies said in a news release Thursday.

Investigators found a glass door at the front of the store shattered after the theft was reported Feb. 21, deputies said.

About 50 cartons of cigarettes and undisclosed number of bottles of alcoholic beverages were found missing, deputies said.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Ascension Sheriff’s Office at (225) 621-INFO (4636) or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867) or text 847411 to an anonymous tip line.