|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
| SUSPECTS SOUGHT FOR BURGLARIZING A SAINT CLAUDE AVENUE BAR
NEW ORLEANS, LA. – The NOPD is asking for the public’s assistance in locating and identifying two unknown males wanted in connection with a burglary that occurred at Melvin’s Bar located at 2112 Saint Claude Avenue. The incident occurred on Wednesday, February 4, 2015.
Around 3:45 a.m., the suspects entered the closed business through a rear door. Once inside, the suspects stole four safes containing a combined cash value of over $10,000. The suspects fled on foot eastbound on Saint Claude Avenue.
Still photographs of the suspects can be viewed below.
Eighth District Detective Jerusha Carroll is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at 504-658-6080.
Crimestoppers is offering up to a $2, 500 reward for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person(s) responsible. Citizens with information regarding this crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll free at 1-877-903-STOP (7867). Callers do not have to leave their name nor testify in court to receive the reward. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org.
Officer Frank B. Robertson, III