NOPD has identified Cedric Woodfork (DOB: 04-03-1979) as a suspect wanted in connection with a purse snatching and robbery at Chef Menteur Highway and Desire Parkway.
The victim stated that at approximately 11:35 p.m. on August 7, 2017, she was thrown to the ground and her purse was forcibly removed by a known male suspect. The perpetrator took $70 from the purse, threw it on the ground and fled the scene.
After investigating the incident, detectives identified Woodfork as a suspect in this incident and he was subsequently identified as the perpetrator. Woodfork is described as a black male, 5’11” tall and weighing 169 pounds.
If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Cedric Woodfork please contact Detective Doug Butler or any Third District detective at 504-658-6030, or call the NOPD non-emergency number at 504-821-2222.