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NOPD Seeking Suspect in Shoplifting on Esplanade Avenue

by Aaron E. Looney

January 25, 2017

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Burglary/Theft, First District

NOPD Seeking Suspect in Shoplifting on Esplanade Avenue

The NOPD is seeking assistance in identifying and locating an individual suspected of shoplifting from the Esplanade Food Mart, located at 1400 Esplanade Avenue. The incident occurred on January 19, 2017.

At about 1:45 p.m., the pictured subject entered the business and removed two six packs of beer. While attempting to flee the location, the store owner attempted to stop the subject. During the altercation, the subject allegedly struck the victim in the face with one of the packs of beer. The subject then fled the scene.

The subject is described as having tattoos under his left eye and on the left side of his neck.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact First District detectives at 504-658-6010.

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.