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Burglar Breaks in Through Store Ceiling

by Dawne Massey

April 24, 2017

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Burglary/Theft, Sixth District

Burglar Breaks in Through Store Ceiling

NOPD is looking for a burglar caught on tape inside a store in the 2800 block of South Claiborne Avenue.


On April 17, 2017, at or about 12:40 a.m., an unknown black male broke into a store through the ceiling. The suspect activated the burglary alarm, at which time he ransacked the store in his attempt to escape. After locating an exit door, the perpetrator fled the scene on foot.


A link to surveillance video of the incident is available here:


If you have any information regarding this incident or the identity of the perpetrator please contact any Sixth District detective at 504-658-6060. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.