One arrested, one sought for Broad Street graffiti

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Posted on September 17, 2013 at 4:51 PM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 17 at 5:26 PM

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NEW ORLEANS -- Police arrested a 16-year-old and are looking for an 18-year-old in connection with a graffiti spree along Broad Street, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

On Aug. 19, businesses such as Crescent City Steak House, H&R Block, Tastee Donuts, SpeeDee Oil Change and Lava Supermarket and Deli were defaced by graffiti.

Police arrested a 16-year-old male juvenile who was charged with criminal damage to property by defacing with graffiti, police said. Eighteen-year-old Devin Ellis, whose picture you can see above, is wanted for the same charges. 

According to police, after a video aired on TV a tip helped the detective with the case. The case is ongoing, and detectives are in the process of determining other suspects and if the suspects are responsible for other graffiti in the area.   

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