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NOPD: Attempted robber knocks man to the ground in Harrah's Casino

Joseph James, 41 (NOPD) Joseph James, 41 (NOPD)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

New Orleans Police search for a suspect they say struck a man, then tried to rob him right outside a Harrah's Casino restroom.
Police say 41-year-old Joseph James is wanted for attempted simple robbery. 
Investigators say around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, the victim cashed out his winning and went to the restroom. When he exited, police say James hit him and knocked him to the ground. 
Police say James went through the man's pockets, but didn't get away with anything. EMS treated the victim for face and other head injuries. 
Detectives say surveillance video helped them identify James as a suspect. If you know where he may be, call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. 

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