Suspect, Vehicle of Interest Wanted in Property Snatching on

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June 6, 2018

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NEW ORLEANS -The NOPD is searching for the pictured male subject and vehicle seen leaving a location on St. Peters Street after a property snatching incident on May 26, 2018.

At around 5:30 a.m., the unknown male subject exited the above-pictured vehicle from the passenger side on Burgundy Street and walked to the 900 block of St. Peters Street, where the victim was sitting on steps. The male subject then snatched the victim’s purse from her wrist, ran back into the vehicle and fled the scene.

The male suspect is described as a black male, standing 5’9” with a slim build and a medium complexion. He was seen wearing a light-colored shirt with a grey t-shirt underneath and light colored pants.

The vehicle was seen fleeing the scene on Burgundy Street toward Esplanade Avenue, then in an unknown direction and is sought as a vehicle of interest regarding the investigation. The vehicle bears an unknown license plate number and is described as a gray or silver 2006 Chevrolet Equinox.

Anyone with any information regarding the vehicle or wanted person should contact Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080. Citizens with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.

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