November 11, 2010
New Orleans Police Department-Public Information Office
Suspects Wanted For Theft
New Orleans- The New Orleans Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating and identifying two suspects wanted in connection with a theft. The incident occurred on November 6, 2010, at about 3:25 P.M., at a business located in the 7700 block of Maple Street.
According to investigators, the two suspects entered the store and as one suspect distracted the salesperson, the second suspect removed some merchandise from the store and left without paying for it. A few minutes later, a salesperson found their behavior suspicious and reviewed the video surveillance tapes of the store and observed the theft.
The first suspect is described as an African American female, approximately 5’6”, heavy build and with a light complexion. She was last seen wearing a purple jogging suit. The second suspect is described as an African American female, approximately 5’6”, heavy build and with a dark complexion. She was last seen wearing blue jean shorts, a white t-shirt and brown boots.
Citizens with information that can help find this subject are asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111, toll-free 1-877-903-STOP (7867). Second District Detective Heather Gore is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at 658-6020. Callers could receive a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the responsible person and they do not have to give their name nor testify to receive the award.
The New Orleans Police Department, under the leadership of Superintendent Ronal W. Serpas, is engaged in a complete transformation in its approach to policing to ensure that New Orleans is a safer place. The entire police force, which currently employs 1,735 officers and support staff, is committed to accountability, transparency, integrity and collaboration to provide professional quality care and service to New Orleanians and New Orleans’ visitors. Anyone who has crime to report should call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111, toll-free 1-877-903-STOP (7867) any time. To learn more about the NOPD and our services, visit http://www.cityofno.com/portals/portal50/portal.aspx and visit us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/home.php?
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Officer Janssen Valencia
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