NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans police are asking the public's help in finding a person of interst in an Wednesday carjacking in Algiers.
The carjacking happened in the 800 block of Bellville Street at about 1:35 a.m.
According to the New Orleans Police Department, Shameka Patin -- also known as "Moonie" -- and a friend asked the victim for a ride to Bellville Street.
Once they arrived at their destination, a person approached the victim's vehicle, brandished a gun and "demanded his property," a police spokeperson said. The victim fled on foot after a confrontation.
Patin and her friend were missing after the incident, and the victim's vehicle was gone.
Patin has not been named a suspect in this case, but she's someone police would like to talk to.
If you know where Shameka Patin is, call NOPD Detective Robert King at 658-6045 or Crimestoppers at 822-1111.