NOPD nabs man who grabbed cash from woman outside Canal St. bank

NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD has arrested a man who grabbed cash from a woman outside of a bank on Canal Street.

The incident occurred shortly after 9 a.m. on October 2, according to initial reports by the NOPD.

The 57-year-old woman had just cashed a check inside a bank in the 3300 block of Canal Street when 63-year-old John Clayborne walked up and grabbed the cash before running away.

Officers were able to catch up to Clayborne nearby, according to the NOPD.