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Man wanted for Milan neighborhood copper burglary

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Police are searching for a burglar and copper thief in the Milan neighborhood.  

According to NOPD, the unidentified man stole copper from two vacant homes in the 1800 block of Amelia Street on Oct. 8 just before noon.

Police say he forced his way into one home to steal copper pipes in the kitchen and bathroom before kicking down a wall to enter the other home and steal more copper. Officers say he fled from the area on a burgundy bike.  

Surveillance cameras caught an image of the man in the act that can be seen above.

If you can help solve this crime you're asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111. 

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