NOPD identifies suspect in Iberville Street robbery

Published: Jun. 28, 2016 at 1:28 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 28, 2016 at 1:31 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police investigators need the public's assistance in locating Yazamiak Washington, 23. She is wanted in connection with a robbery on Iberville Street.

Police say that on June 8 at approximately 5:30 a.m. a woman reported she was walking in the 600 block of Iberville Street looking for a friend when she was punched in the face. She was knocked out.

When she regained consciousness, a suspect, described as an Hispanic female, was stealing her purse. The suspect then fled the scene in a maroon Lexus driven by an unidentified man.

Further investigation identified Washington as the suspect.

She is described as 5-feet tall and weighing 125 pounds.

Anyone with information about Washington's whereabouts, is urged to contact Eighth District detectives at 658-6080.

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