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Surveillance cameras capture Mid-City porch theft

Surveillance cameras capture a theft suspect handing off his backpack to a friend before stealing a package off a Mid City porch in broad daylight. (source: NOPD) Surveillance cameras capture a theft suspect handing off his backpack to a friend before stealing a package off a Mid City porch in broad daylight. (source: NOPD)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Police are asking for the public's help to identify the man caught on camera stealing a package off a Mid-City porch.

Video surveillance shows a white male walking up to a house in the 100 block of North Telemachus Street around 2:15 p.m. on Nov. 19 according to NOPD.

The video shows the suspect handing off his backpack to another man before jumping the house's fence and stealing the package right off the front porch. He then fled the area on foot.

Police describe the suspect as a white male with a thin build. He was last seen wearing a Saints hat, grey shirt and khaki shorts.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

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