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New Orleans police are asking for help finding a man wanted in connection with a purse snatching in the French Quarter.

Two women were walking in the 200 block of Royal Street about 3:20 a.m. Sunday when the man approached them on a bicycle, according to police. He snatched one woman’s purse from her shoulder and pedaled away.

He was described as an older black man with a dark complexion, a slim build and gray hair. He was wearing a blue and white shirt and dark jeans and was riding a dark-colored mountain bike.

Anyone knowing his identity is asked to call the 8th District Investigative Unit at (504) 658-6080 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.