Suspects Sought in Theft on Read Boulevard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 30, 2018

Suspects Sought in Theft on Read Boulevard

Theft Suspects

NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD is seeking assistance in identifying and locating two individuals wanted in connection with a theft that occurred in the 7300 block of Read Boulevard on January 25, 2018.

At about 9:30 p.m., the two pictured unknown subjects entered a business where the victim is employed as a cashier. One subject reached over the counter and took possession of the victim’s purse while she was distracted. The subject then passed the purse to the second subject, who then concealed the purse in his pants as both subjects fled the store on foot.

Anyone with information on this incident or the identities or location of the two pictured individuals is asked to contact Seventh District detectives at 504-658-6070. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

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