LCPD investigating early morning Sam's break-in

By Michael Addison - email

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -  Lake Charles Police continue investigating a situation that started unfolding around midnight.

It started with a break-in at Sam's Club of Lake Charles. Details are sketchy right now but at last check, the authorities were still searching for the suspects responsible.

We're told they got away with several thousand dollars worth of merchandise.

Around 2:30 Monday morning, detectives were seen searching the nearby area for the suspects and evidence using flashlights and even a couple of K-9 units.

We're told that the police have a few leads to go on in the case, and we'll be learning more from authorities about the break-in and the events that ensued after that as the day progresses.

Stay tuned to kplc and kplctv.com for more updates on this story as it develops.

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