On Thursday, October 16, 2014, at 11:39 pm, deputies responded to a residence in the 300 block of Central Avenue in Reserve for the report of a man armed with a knife in the complainant’s residence. When deputies arrived, the 41-year-old female victim told deputies that when she arrived home, she did not close the door completely. She turned and saw a black man with a knife telling her to keep quiet. She screamed, and the perpetrator fled from the residence.

The victim told deputies that the perpetrator was about five foot, eight inches tall with a medium build. He was wearing blue work shirt and pants.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. Citizens with information about this incident that call Crimestoppers do not have to testify in court and may qualify for a cash reward. Citizens can also submit tips on the Sheriff’s Office website at http://stjohnsheriff.com/submitatip.php.