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Thief steals laptop from downtown hotel conference room


NEW ORLEANS - Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who stole a laptop computer from a downtown hotel conference room.

The theft occurred Wednesday at about 12:30 p.m. and was captured on surveillance video. It shows the man walking into the empty room and placing the laptop in a black drawstring bag. He then walks out of the hotel.

Police declined to name the hotel.

The suspect is a black male, approximately 17 to  21 years old with a medium complexion and  braided or dreadlock-style hair.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Michael Flores at (504) 658-6707 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.


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