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French Quarter phone snatcher sought

Image from surveillance video (Source: NOPD) Image from surveillance video (Source: NOPD)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - A thief grabbed a woman's iPhone from her hand while she was in the middle of a conversation in the French Quarter.

The NOPD hopes someone will be able to help identify the suspect who snatched the phone in the 800 block of Conti Monday afternoon.

They describe the suspect as a black, male, 18-25 years old, seen wearing a dark-colored baseball cap in surveillance video.

Mobile users can view the video here.


Anyone with information about the crime or the man seen in the video can contact Eighth District Detective Michael Flores at 504-658-6080, or call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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