NOPD seeks purse snatcher

NOPD seeks purse snatcher

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans police ask for the public's help finding a purse snatcher.

Investigators report a black man took an elderly woman's purse as she attempted to get into her vehicle.

The 82 year old victim told officers she fought the man, but he overpowered her.

The woman received medical treatment after the incident. The suspect fled on Burgundy Street.

The man is described as a black male, approximately 5'7".

He was last seen wearing a white shirt and a white hat with marijuana leaves on it.

If you know who the man is or where he may be, call Eighth District Detectives at (504) 658-6080 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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