Police look for suspected Bourbon St. phone snatchers

Police look for suspected Bourbon St. phone snatchers
New Orleans police are looking for the two women in this photograph in relation to a phone theft. (Source: WVUE)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police are trying to identify to women who are accused of stealing a cellphone.

The alleged victim met the two women while inside a bar on Bourbon St. He asked the women to give him a ride to his vehicle which was parked in the 300 blk. of Front St.

During the ride, the victim asked the driver to let him out of the vehicle, however one of the women allegedly demanded the victim’s cell phone, police said.

He refused and got out of the vehicle when one of the women snatched the victim’s cellphone from his hand, police said. The women then drove away.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident should contact Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080. 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.

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