Camera catches man stealing mailbox from front yard

Camera catches man stealing mailbox from front yard

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A man hopped out of a blue SUV and ran onto the front lawn of a home in Mid-City and stole a mailbox, according to New Orleans Police

The theft happened on Jan. 10 in the 3500 block of Iberville Street. The perpetrator approached the victim's lawn and pulled the mailbox from the ground. He then placed the mailbox into the back of his vehicle, and drove away from the scene of the crime.

The middle aged man was caught on the victim's home surveillance wearing jeans, a black t-shirt, and a brownish bomber jacket.

The New Orleans Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating and identifying the man wanted for mailbox theft. If anyone has any information regarding the theft, please contact Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP(7867) or text your crime tip to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637), Text TELLCS then your crime information. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person(s) responsible. You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at

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