New Orleans Police Department seeks two men for stealing copper from a New Orleans East building _lowres

Photo provided -- Sought in copper theft

New Orleans police are seeking two men in the theft of copper from the back of a building in the 6600 block of Plaza Drive on Thursday.

Police said the two men walked up to the rear of the building about 12:30 p.m., stole some copper wire cable, put it in the back seat of a navy blue Volvo sedan and drove off.

Police released a surveillance photo of one of the men.