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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- In Louisiana St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Lt. Clay Higgins has a message for a burglar:  "We are going to identify you, arrest you, and put you in a small cell." The Sheriff's Department started investigating a break-in at the Stelly's Supermarket that occurred on July 8, 2015. Lt. Higgins appeared on a Crime Stoppers segment on KATC-TV in Lafayette. He first addressed the public and described the burglar while featuring surveillance video.

Then, he addressed the suspect. Higgins said he would have a burger at Stelly's while the suspect would have dinner in a cell "served through a small hole".

Lt. Higgins' delivery earned him a mention on "The Tonight Show" with Jimmy Fallon. The video has gone viral. YouTube visitors are now checking out all the Crime Stoppers video on the KATC Channel.

Check out the Shelly's Supermarket video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tz95O1OQCH0