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Subject Sought in Eighth District Simple Robbery

by Aaron E. Looney

September 11, 2019

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Eighth District, Simple Robbery

Subject Sought in Eighth District Simple Robbery

The NOPD is seeking to locate and identify the pictured subject, who is sought in the investigation of a simple robbery that occurred on September 5, 2019.

The victim told police that, while walking in the 1000 block of Canal Street at about 3:15 a.m., the pictured subject approached from behind and struck the victim in the back of the head. While the victim was reportedly on the ground, the subject allegedly went into the victim’s pants pocket and removed the victim’s cell phone. The subject then fled the scene.

Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is asked to contact NOPD Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080, or call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.