Man seen using his wheelchair to steal $500 worth of alcoholic beverages from Rite Aid (video)By Mason White 12:37 PM October 2, 2014
|The suspect stealing alcoholic beverages|
By: Devansh Dutt
(Scroll down for video) A man was caught on video using his wheelchair to steal $500 worth of alcoholic beverages, police in Louisiana said.
New Orleans Police said that they are searching for the man who used his wheelchair to steal from a Rite Aid store on Friday.
The incident occurred on the 3400 block of St. Charles Avenue at 7:00 p.m.
According to police spokesperson Frank Robertson, the suspect entered the Rite Aid store and went straight for the alcohol aisle.
He can be seen on the video standing up several times, while placing several bottles of liquor in a blue backpack. After getting the liquor, the man got back in his wheelchair and went out the front door in an unknown direction.
The store conducted an audit the next day. They found that the man made off with $500 worth of alcohol.