Public help sought in school break-in

The Houma Police Department is looking for a suspect that broke into a local school.

On Nov. 17, just after noon, HPD was called to Acadian Elementary in reference to a burglary.

During investigation, authorities learned that an unknown male shattered a glass door to the school, gained entry and stole a container with an unknown amount of cash.

During investigation, authorities were able to secure surveillance images of the suspect (seen in this story) and they’re asking for public help for identification.

HPD said the burglary occurred before 8 p.m. on Nov. 16, 2019.

HPD is still looking at surveillance to try and get better images for the public.

Further information will be released as information develops.

Anyone with information is encouraged to submit a tip anonymously through Crime Stoppers Bayou Region by phone at 1-800-743-7433 or online at Tipsters could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 in cash if the information leads to an arrest.