VIDEO: Criminals in Lakeview damage home during SUV theft

VIDEO: Criminals in Lakeview damage home during SUV theft

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Surveillance video from Lakeview captured a bizarre vehicle theft.

Thieves stole a jeep Sunday and left behind what appeared to be a lot of damage.

New Orleans police said it unfolded in the 900 block of Robert E. Lee.

At first, the thieves tried to steal the vehicle, but they couldn't get it out of the driveway. After several attempts to back out, they hit the house several times. They even tried to rip out a column before they managed to steal the SUV.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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