Suspect steps on dropped wallet, takes it in alleged Feb. 19 simple robbery on Dauphine Street

Alleged surveillance footage of a suspect involved in a Feb. 19 simple robbery on Dauphine Street. Courtesy of the NOPD.

New Orleans Police are seeking a man who allegedly stepped on a wallet dropped by a victim, then stealing it before pushing the victim to the ground in a Feb. 19 simple robbery incident on Dauphine Street.

The incident occurred shortly after 2 a.m. when the suspect followed the victim into the 500 block of Dauphine Street, according to New Orleans Police.

The victim dropped his wallet on the ground and before he could pick it up, the suspect stepped on it and pushed the victim to the ground before fleeing the scene, New Orleans Police said.

Anyone who can help New Orleans Police Eighth District detectives identify and locate the pictured subject is asked to call  504-658-6080. Citizens with information are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 877-903-7867.