Burglar hits same apartment complex twice in one night

Burglar hits same apartment complex twice in one night

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police want the public's help locating an individual wanted in connection with two residence burglaries in the 6800 block of Morrison Road.

The incidents happened on July 1. Investigators say about 9:04 p.m., officers responded to the area on a call for a burglary. When they arrived they saw the front door of the victim's apartment had been open and the bedrooms had been ransacked. The victim said she had left her apartment door locked and secured earlier that morning, but returned just before 9 p.m to find the door forced open. The victim said items missing from the home included her son's bicycle, an Xbox gaming system and a Samsung Galaxy tablet.

At about 11:35 p.m., officers say they received a call of a second residential burglary in the same apartment complex. The victim told police that her apartment was locked and secured when she left at about 6 p.m. Upon returning to the apartment at about 9 p.m., she found a rear bedroom window was broken and her apartment had been ransacked. The victim reported two watches were missing

During investigations, officers obtained surveillance video from the apartment complex showing the pictured subject committing residential burglaries on both apartments.

Anyone with information regarding these incidents or the identity of the alleged suspect is asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.

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