Police: Photo depicts suspect in phone theft

Photo: Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office
Photo: Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office

JEFFERSON PARISH, LA (WVUE) - Do you know this man? A crystal clear photo depicts a man who allegedly forcibly stole a cell phone in Jefferson Parish on Friday afternoon.

Police say that the pictured suspect met a victim around 1 p.m. in the parking lot of a business in the 3600 block of West Esplanade Avenue.

Officers say the victim was attempting to negotiate the sale of a cell phone with the suspect. Authorities say that the suspect forcibly took the phone and fled on foot.

Anyone recognizing the identity of the suspect call the JPSO Robbery Section at 504-364-5376.

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