New Orleans police look for theft suspect

Published: Jan. 13, 2016 at 2:03 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 13, 2016 at 3:53 AM CST
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Source: NOPD
Source: NOPD
Source: NOPD
Source: NOPD

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans police are searching for an unidentified person wanted for theft.

Police said the incident took place Saturday in the 2600 block of Louisiana Avenue. At approximately 8 a.m., the victim and a female drove to the corner store. When they returned, the victim discovered his cell phone was missing. The female denied taking his cellphone when asked.

Police said during the course of the investigation, detectives viewed surveillance video and observed the female holding the victim's white HTC E8 cell phone encased in a black protective case in her right hand as she exited the vehicle. The female is then seen placing the victim's cell phone under the front of her jacket.

If you have any information that could help police with this case, you are asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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