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.