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Alleged soap thief makes clean getaway; police seek suspect

NOPD release photo of the suspect NOPD release photo of the suspect
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

New Orleans police are searching for a suspect who allegedly cleared several shelves of soap at a Central City store, stuffing the merchandise into his bag.

The incident happened around 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Dollar General located in the 2800 block of South Claiborne Avenue.

Police say that several shelves of Zest and Dial soap were shoved into a turquoise tote bag. The suspect then left the store without paying for the merchandise.

Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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