Video: Convenience store robber sought by NOPD

Video: Convenience store robber sought by NOPD

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police department needs your help in finding a man accused of stealing from a convenience store on Tulane Avenue.

Authorities say it happened on Friday October 30 at the 24/7 Discount store.

The cashier told police the suspect walked in into the store at 10 in the morning attempting to buy food and a drink.

At the register the suspect wanted to use the store's telephone and after he hung up he jumped over the counter, according to the cashier.

Then the suspect took about $1,000 out of the register.

They say he then fled the store.

The entire incident was caught on surveillance video:

If you know anything about the incident call Crimestoppers at 822-1111