On Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at approximately 4:00am, the victim was walking in the 900 block of Conti Street when she noticed that she was being followed by two unknown subjects. The victim stated that she attempted to enter the Three Legged Dog Bar on the corner of Conti and Burgundy when one of the subjects attempted to grab her purse. The victim stated that one of the subjects struck her in the face with an object when she wouldn’t release her purse. Both subjects fled empty handed on Conti towards Bourbon Street.
Detectives recovered surveillance video of the incident, click on the link provided to view the incident. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4kBsCpeyLo&feature=youtu.be .
One suspect is described as a black male, approximately 17-20 years of age, 5’06”- 5’08” tall with a thin build, short hair wearing all dark clothing armed with a silver handgun.
Another suspect is described as a black female, light complexion, short dread lock hairstyle, 5’06” -5’08” tall, thin build wearing a black red and white hat, black shirt and black shorts.
Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact Det. James Shepack at (504) 658-6080 or Det. Michael Flores (504) 658-6707.
Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP(7867) or Text your crime tip to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637), Text TELLCS then your crime information. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person(s) responsible. You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to CRIMESTOPPERS at www.crimestoppersgno.org.
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Any person who, after the commission of a felony, shall harbor, conceal, or aid the offender, knowing or having reasonable ground to believe that he has committed the felony, and with the intent that he may avoid or escape from arrest, trial, conviction, or punishment shall be charged with R.S. 14:25; Relative to Accessories After the Fact.
An accessory after the fact may be tried and punished, notwithstanding the fact that the principal felon may not have been arrested, tried, convicted, or amenable to justice.
Whoever becomes an accessory after the fact shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars, or imprisoned, with or without hard labor, for not more than five years, or both; provided that in no case shall his punishment be greater than one-half of the maximum provided by law for a principal offender.
Officer Garry Flot