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Suspect Wanted For Auto Theft

by Barry C Fletcher

April 16, 2024

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Burglary/Theft, Third District

Suspect Wanted For Auto Theft

New Orleans Police are asking the public's assistance with locating a suspect wanted for the theft of a vehicle.

Wanted is Peter Nelson (pictured), White male, DOB 01/19/2006. On April 11, 2024 at about 9:00 a.m. the suspect took a vehicle for sale in the 4100 block of South Carrollton Avenue on a "test drive" and never returned.

Anyone with information about the crime or the suspect is asked to call Third District detectives at 504-658-6030 or to anonymously call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. 


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