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Man in wheelchair wanted for trying to steal from store

NOPD needs help identifying an attempted shoplifting suspect in a wheelchair (Source: New Orleans Police Dept.) NOPD needs help identifying an attempted shoplifting suspect in a wheelchair (Source: New Orleans Police Dept.)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

New Orleans police officers need help finding a man they said tried to steal from a Dollar General on Chef Menteur Highway.

Investigators say on January 20, 2016 a man was seen taking items from the shelves and putting them under the cushion of his wheelchair. NOPD says the store manager approached the man and requested the property back. Police say the man returned the items back and fled the store.

The man is wanted for attempted shoplifting.  

If you can help identify him, you're asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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