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Suspect Wanted for Felony Theft

by Barry C Fletcher

April 18, 2024

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Burglary/Theft, Eighth District

Suspect Wanted for Felony Theft

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

Wanted is William Franklin Hill, Jr. (pictured), White male, DOB 11/21/1963, height 6' 0", and weight 175 pounds.  He removed a gold watch from a display case at a shop in the 300 block of Canal Street and then fled. An arrest warrant has been issued for William Hill Franklin, Jr. 

He was last seen driving a black-color 2014 Land Rover LR2 SUV with Georgia license plate YJC224.  

Anyone with information about the crime or the suspect is asked to call Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080 or to anonymously call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. 


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