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Man wanted for purse snatching

Source: NOPD computer composite sketch Source: NOPD computer composite sketch
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

New Orleans Police want the public's help finding a person wanted for snatching a woman's purse, near the intersection of Elysian Fields Avenue and Burgundy Street.

Investigators say on August 1, 2015 around 8:20 p.m. a 60-year-old woman in the 900 block of Elysian Fields Avenue was approached from behind by a man she believes was in his thirties. 

She told police the man snatched her purse off her shoulder, then ran off. 

If you have any information that could help police contact CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111.

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