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Surveillance camera captures car theft suspect

Suspected car thief (Source: New Orleans Police Dept.) Suspected car thief (Source: New Orleans Police Dept.)
Stock photo of a Mercedes-Benz E-Class (source: New Orleans Police Dept.) Stock photo of a Mercedes-Benz E-Class (source: New Orleans Police Dept.)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

New Orleans police need help identifying a man responsible for stealing a Mercedes hatchback.

Investigators say on Sept. 16 around 6:30 p.m., the man was caught on camera in the 700 block of Elysian Fields Avenue. He can be seen in the video walking near the car, then getting inside and driving off. The video shows that during his getaway, the driver hit the car behind him.

The stolen car is a silver Mercedes-Benz E-Class hatchback with Louisiana license plate ZOM394.

If you can help identify the thief, call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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