Restaurant employee arrested after allegedly stealing coworker's purse

Alexces Holmes (APD)

ALEXANDRIA, La. (APD) - APD officers responded to a report on October 4 concerning a woman reporting that her purse was stolen at a MacArthur Drive restaurant, where she worked.

The woman said she was leaving work for the night when she could not find the purse. A check of the surveillance cameras in the restaurant showed another female employee, Alexces Holmes, taking the purse.

After the suspect was identified, detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Holmes. On October 5, detectives located Holmes at the restaurant and placed her under arrest. She was charged with Theft $1,000-5,000 and was booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center.