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NOPD Seeking Suspect in Simple Robbery Investigation

by Karen A Boudrie

June 9, 2023

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Eighth District, Simple Robbery

NOPD Seeking Suspect in Simple Robbery Investigation

The NOPD is asking for the public's assistance in locating a suspect wanted in connection with a simple robbery investigation.

On May 19, 2023 the victim reported that he was standing at the intersection of Bourbon and Bienville Streets when an unknown black male ran up and snatched his cell phone out of his hands.

Through investigation, officers identified Stephen West (pictured black male, DOB: 07-26-2000) as one of two people involved in this incident.

He is being sought on charges of principle to simple robbery, aggravated flight and hit and run driving.

Anyone with information as to his whereabouts or additional information in this incident is asked to contact Eighth District detectives at (504) 658-6080 or Crimestoppers anonymously at (504) 822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-7867.

All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty.


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