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NOPD Identifies Suspect Wanted in Eighth District Simple Robbery

by Aaron E. Looney

February 19, 2024

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Eighth District, Simple Robbery

NOPD Identifies Suspect Wanted in Eighth District Simple Robbery

The NOPD has obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect in the investigation of a simple robbery that occurred on February 14, 2024, in the 900 block of Union Street.

At about 11:12 a.m. on February 14, four perpetrators – two male subjects and two female subjects – allegedly committed a battery upon two known victims at the location and reportedly stole the victims’ cell phones. 

Through investigation, Eighth District detectives have developed and positively identified Nortisa Bowens (pictured, black female, DOB: 07-23-1998) as one of the perpetrators in this incident. Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for Bowens on two counts of simple robbery.

All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Investigation into this incident is ongoing Anyone with additional information that can assist in this investigation is urged to contact NOPD Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080. Those wishing to report information anonymously can do so by calling Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.


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