NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans Police are searching for a man responsible for stealing a cab on Canal Street. The incident occurred on July 2 at 2 p.m. in the 500 block of Canal Street.
Police say that the driver of a minivan cab left the vehicle with the engine running. The suspect got into the cab and drove north on Canal Street while the cab driver chased him. The suspect lost control of the cab prior to crashing, causing a multiple car accident.
After the crash, the suspect ran away. The suspect is described as a black male, who was wearing a multi-colored bucket hat, a blue t-shirt and dark-colored jeans or pants.
If you have any information that could help police with this case, you are asked to call NOPD Eight District Detectives at 504-658-6080.