NOPD seeks suspects in N.O. East school burglary

NOPD seeks suspects in N.O. East school burglary

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The NOPD is asking for the public's help in locating and identifying three males wanted in connection with the burglary of a school in New Orleans East.

The incident occurred Aug. 7 at St. Mary's Academy on Chef Menteur Highway. Around 7:34 p.m., the three suspects were captured on video surveillance entering the school, where they stole two laptop computers valued at $2,000.

Mobile users can see the video here, here and here.

Detectives also want to question the suspects to determine if they're responsible for a residential burglary in the area. Seventh District Detective Donald Sharp is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at (504) 658-6070.

Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.  You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s).  You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at

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