Streetcar robbery suspect caught on camera

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Posted on September 1, 2013 at 6:19 PM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 3 at 6:40 AM

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NEW ORLEANS -- A surveillance camera snapped a picture of a man who tried to rob a victim after he got off the streetcar on Friday afternoon.

Police say the man, seen in the video above, grabbed the victim's backpack on Louisiana Avenue and struck him several times before running off.

The victim chased the suspect. He dumped out the backpack, which contained mostly clothing and paperwork.

If you can identify this man, you are urged to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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