NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans Police hope the public can help identify and find a man wanted for simple robbery.
The robbery took place on Thursday at approximately 5:50 p.m. in the 800 block of Canal Street. Police said when a female victim reached to get money out of her bag, the suspect snatched the money out of her hand and fled on foot.
The suspect was described as a black male 30 to 40 years old and about 6'2" tall. He was wearing a blue hooded jacket, white t-shirt, blue jeans, and a dark colored hat.
If you have any information that could help police, you are asked to call Eighth District Detectives at (504) 658-6080 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.