Suspect in alleged simple robbery in French Quarter wanted by NOPD

The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) is searching for a suspect in an alleged simple robbery that occurred in the block of 10 Canal St. near Harrah’s casino on September 7.

According to NOPD Eighth District detectives, the victim was approached by an unknown black male suspect (pictured above) at approximately 5:30 a.m. and the two relocated to an unknown street in the French Quarter, where the victim was assaulted by the suspect and several more unknown males.

The victim was knocked tot he ground and the suspects fled the scene with the victim’s belongings, according to the NOPD.

Anyone with information on the incident or the suspect is asked to contact NOPD Eighth District at 504-658-6090. They can also call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or 877-903-7867