The NOPD is asking for the public's assistance in identifying and locating an unknown male wanted in connection with the theft of a Rolex watch from a store.
It happened Oct. 15 at Valobra located at 333 Royal Street.
Police say around 6 p.m., the suspect walked into the jewelry store and was assisted by the sales clerk. While the sales clerk left the suspect alone for a moment, the suspect took the watch from a display case and fled the store.
The watch is described as a Rolex Daytona 18 kt. yellow gold with a crocodile band. It is valued at $18,000
The suspect informed the sales clerk he was from Copenhagen, Denmark and was wearing a Jewish yarmulke.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.
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