Suspect Sought in Uptown Robberies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 9, 2016 SUSPECT SOUGHT FOR UPTOWN ARMED ROBBERIES NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect in two separate armed robbery incidents that occurred at Uptown businesses in January. Romalis Williams (DOB: 02/14/1993) is wanted for the armed robbery of Breads on Oak at 8640 Oak Street on January 30, 2016, and an attempted armed robbery of the Burger King at 2528 South Carrolton on January 6, 2016. A photo of Williams is included below. The suspect is currently driving a 4-door silver Audi with a temporary tag and is known to frequent the Pigeon Town neighborhood. Williams has multiple outstanding felony warrants in Orleans Parish and he should be considered armed and dangerous. If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Wanted Subject please notify 2nd District Detectives at 504-658-6020. Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at