Police: Thief caught on video sneaking into Amazon delivery van and drives off in it

Published 8:00 am Thursday, December 24, 2020

Officials with the New Orleans Police Department said a thief made off with an Amazon delivery van while the driver was delivering packages to area customers. The theft was caught on surveillance video.

The theft happened at approximately 4 p.m. Tuesday on Sandpiper Street in the New Orleans East area.

According to New Orleans police, a white Ford Explorer with no visible license plate parked across the street from an Amazon delivery van after the driver arrived to deliver packages.

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When the Amazon driver got out of the van, the thief exited the Explorer, got into the van and then fled down the street, followed by the Explorer.