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Suspect Wanted in Theft on Esplanade Avenue

by Aaron E. Looney

February 17, 2017

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Burglary/Theft, Eighth District

Suspect Wanted in Theft on Esplanade Avenue

The NOPD is seeking to locate and identify a suspect wanted in connection with a theft that occurred in the 800 block of Esplanade Avenue on February 12, 2017.

In this incident, the victim was sitting down to have lunch when the pictured unknown black male approached her chair from the rear and removed the victim’s purse before exiting the location. The entire incident was captured on surveillance video.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080.

Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.