Suspect Wanted for Simple Robbery on Newton Street

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 5, 2018

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NEW ORLEANS –The NOPD is seeking assistance in identifying and locating the pictured subject for his involvement in a simple robbery incident that occurred on June 2, 2018.

At around 4:49 p.m., the pictured suspect entered a local store in the 1600 block of Newton Street where the female victim was standing at the checkout counter. After purchasing her items, the victim exited the store followed by the subject. Once outside, the subject approached the victim and forcefully took money from the victim’s pockets. The suspect then fled the location in a silver Acura or Infinity vehicle.

He is described as black male, medium build with a low cut hairstyle. The suspect is described as being about 5’10” tall and appeared to be between the ages of 35 to 40. He was attired in a red and white jersey style shirt with the word “chappo” on the back and gray-colored jean pants.

Anyone with any information on the pictured subject should contact any Fourth District detective at 504-658-6040 or 504- 658-6045. 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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