New Orleans police arrested a man accused of stealing cash this spring from the Magnolia Discount store on Elysian Fields Avenue.

Mario Lewis, 26, who had been jailed on an unrelated charge, was rebooked Tuesday on one count of theft.

According to police, Lewis was caught on surveillance video leaning over the checkout counter at the store and stealing a bag containing more than $1,000 from behind the register. The theft happened May 25.