VIDEO: NOPD searching for suspects caught burglarizing New Orleans East business

VIDEO: NOPD searching for suspects caught burglarizing New Orleans East business

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is asking for the public's help with  information that might help identify and locate suspects seen on surveillance video in connection with the burglary of a business in New Orleans East.

The suspects were caught on video footage at the Fame Food Mart in the 1800 block of Almonaster Avenue Tuesday between 2:30 a.m. and 3:40 a.m.

Police say the suspects tampered with a side door to gain entry to the business.

During the burglary, they took cash register drawers, cash, cigars, cigarettes and two firearms from the location, according to the report.

The suspects then loaded the items into a red SUV and fled the scene in the vehicle.

Anyone with information on this incident can contact Fifth District detectives at 504-658-6050. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.