NOPD: Woman arrested after attempting to steal victim’s $22,000 watch

NOPD: Woman arrested after attempting to steal victim’s $22,000 watch
New Orleans Police say 25-year-old Jakayla Nicholson was arrested early Sunday morning after attempting to steal a man’s Rolex watch.

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans Police say a woman was arrested early Sunday morning after attempting to steal a man’s Rolex watch.

The incident happened around 4:25 a.m. in the 800 block of Gravier St.

According to police, the male victim and the suspect, 25-year-old Jakayla Nicholson, were walking together from Bourbon Street to the victim’s car when she allegedly grabbed him by the arm and attempted to take his $22,000 Rolex watch off of his wrist. The two then got into an altercation and began fighting.

A person passing by saw the fight and broke it up. The passerby then held Nicholson and victim until police arrived at the scene.

Nicholson was arrested and booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center on one count of attempted simple robbery.

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