Sometime between the late evening hours of Wednesday, August 16, 2017 and the early morning hours of Thursday, August 17 our officers responded to the report of a vehicle burglary in the 600 block of South Rue Marcel in Terrytown. During this incident, the suspect entered an unlocked vehicle and removed credit cards from inside of the vehicle. Soon thereafter, around 2:20AM, the suspect depicted in the photos above was seen arriving on a bicycle at a gas station and convenience store in the 2600 block of General De Gaulle Drive in New Orleans. The suspect made unauthorized purchases with the victim's credit card.
The suspect in this incident is a black male, 5' 10" tall, with a thin build, a thin mustache and a dark complexion. He was wearing a purple handkerchief on his head, a grey or greenish colored T-shirt, green camouflage pants, and dark shoes with white trim around the soles.
Anyone with information on the identity of this suspect, or who may have knowledge that would be helpful in this investigation is asked to call Detective Sergeant Cedric Gray at 504-364-5300 or CRIMESTOPPERS.
Colonel John N. Fortunato
Public Information Office