Male driver of car with missing hubcaps and tinted windows wanted in connection to French Quarter phone snatching

(Photo courtesy of NOPD)
A male driver of a car with tinted windows and missing hubcaps is wanted by New Orleans Police in connection to an alleged cell phone snatching incident in the French Quarter last week.

The incident occurred shortly before 5 p.m. on June 23 when an unknown male approached the victim at the corner of Royal and St. Philip Street and took their cell phone, according to New Orleans Police.

The alleged suspect fled the scene in a silver Nissan Altima with tinted windows and hubcaps missing from the front driver and passenger wheels, which is shown above in a surveillance camera photo released by New Orleans Police on Monday.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the vehicle or the suspect is asked to call NOPD Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080. Anonymous callers can contact Crime Stoppers at 504-822-1111 or 877-903-7867.

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