Five men wanted for French Quarter pick pocketing


New Orleans, La.- Police are looking for these five men for taking seven NFL tickets from a person's back pocket in the French Quarter.

The incident happened Saturday around 10:57 p.m. when the victim and family members where exiting the Canal Street exit doors from the Harrah's Casino and the suspects followed them to the exit door.

The suspect dressed in a navy blue Addias jogging suit reached into the victim's rear pants pocket and removed a white envelope containing seven NFL tickets.

The subject then entered and exited through the entry Canal Street doors and was met on Canal Street by four unknown black males and two black females. 

The subjects fled on Canal Street in a river bound direction and made a right towards Poydras Avenue in the direction of Convention Center Boulevard to the Hilton or Convention Center then unknown. 

Police describe the first suspect as a black male in his mid 20's, about 5'9"-5'10" tall with short black hair, a dark complexion and weighing 180 pounds.  He was dressed in a navy blue Addias jogging suit with white stripes on sleeves and side pants with tennis shoes. 

The second suspect is described as a black male in his mid 20's to early 30's, about 5'9" with short black hair and weighing 240-260 pounds.  He was dressed in a white baseball cap with a flannel plaid long sleeve shirt, possibly tan or brown, with white or gray striped long sleeve button down shirt and blue jeans. 

The third suspect is described as a black male in his mid 20's, about 5'10" with short black hair and about 240-250 pounds.  He was dressed in a Kankoo hat, brown blazer, light colored shirt, tan pants and dress shoes. 

The fourth suspect is described as a black male in his mid 20's, about 5'9" with short black hair and weighing about 225-235 pounds. He was dressed in a dark colored Kankoo hat, dark colored blazer and dark shirt. 

The fifth suspect is described as a black male in his mid 20's, about 5'10" with short black hair and weighing about 180-190 pounds.  He was dressed in a dark colored button down shirt and dark pants.

Anyone with any information on these men or who can identify them is urged to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111.