NOPD searches for Bourbon Street purse theft suspect

Courtesy of NOPD.

The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) is searching for male suspect who is wanted for an alleged August 16 purse theft on Bourbon Street.

According to the the NOPD, the incident occurred on Friday evening in the 200 block of Bourbon St. when an unknown black male was seen allegedly stealing a female victim’s purse. The purse contained property valued more than $1,000, according to the NOPD.

The NOPD requests anyone with information on the identity and whereabouts of the suspect is asked to contact Detective Iain Watt or any Eighth District Property Crimes detective at 504-658-6080. Anonymous callers may contact Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 877-903-7867.