NOPD seeks Algiers couple in connection with burglary

NOPD seeks Algiers couple in connection with burglary

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans police officers are searching for two people wanted in connection with a June 10 vehicle burglary.

Investigators said a man and woman were spotted on surveillance video around 3:30 a.m. walking in the 6500 block of Maumus Avenue near where the burglary occurred. Police said the couple searched through what appeared to be a purse and discarded it on the lawn. The pair was also reportedly spotted puling on the door handles of vehicles parked in the block.

Anyone who can help identify the pair is asked to call detectives at the NOPD's Fourth District at (504) 658-6040.

To avoid vehicle burglaries and theft, police have several suggestions. They include:

- Lock the doors

- Close windows and sunroofs

- Don't leave valuables such as laptops, cell phones, wallets, purses or GPS devices in plain view

- Put away the garage door opener and any items with personal information

- Move valuables to the trunk before reaching your destination

- Don't leave keys in the vehicle

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