NOPD looking for missing man last seen at Republic; credit cards used at multiple locations

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 NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – NOPD is looking for a 21-year-old man who was last seen at Republic Night Club downtown on Dec. 30.

Mark Bakotic II photo courtesy NOPD
Mark Bakotic II photo courtesy NOPD

According to NOPD, Mark Bakotic II’s credit cards have been used at several locations, including Magnolia Discount Supermarket on North Claiborne Avenue on Dec. 31 at 2:48 a.m.

Bakotic’s friends told police that they were at Republic in the 800 block of South Peters Street. Bakotic had taken a drug called 2CE before he wandered away from the club.

He is described as 6-foot, 4 inches tall, 185 pounds with short brown hair. He was last seen wearing a blue long-sleeve button-down shirt and blue jeans.

The women who tried to use Bakotic’s credit cards left the Magnolia Discount store in a black Acura. Photos of the women are below.

If you have any information about Mark Bakotic II’s whereabouts or the identity of the women in the photos pulled from surveillance video please contact Detective Johnny Magee or any Fifth District detective at 504-658-6050.

Photos of suspects courtesy NOPD
Photos of suspects courtesy NOPD

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