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NOPD Identifies Suspect in Fourth District Purse Snatching

by Aaron E. Looney

May 13, 2019

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Fourth District, Simple Robbery

NOPD Identifies Suspect in Fourth District Purse Snatching

The NOPD has obtained an arrest warrant for Joshua Taylor (DOB: 09-06-1989) in connection with a purse snatching on May 11, 2019 in the 3000 block of General DeGaulle Drive.

At about 8:17 a.m., the pictured subject was seen entering the Dollar Tree store and approached the victim. The subject then snatched the victim’s wallet out of her hand and fled from the scene.

After investigation, the subject was positively identified as Taylor. When located, Taylo will be arrested for purse snatching.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or the whereabouts of wanted suspect Joshua Taylor is asked to contact NOPD Fourth District detectives at 504-658-6040, or call anonymously to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.