Police said the male suspect, who was holding the 10-month-old baby in front of him, pretended to fall ill and stumbled into the elderly man.
Police are hunting for a couple who were caught on camera apparently using a baby to distract an elderly man while they robbed him.
New Orleans Police Department has now released the footage in the hope that someone may be able to identify the suspects.
The couple are wanted on suspicion of simple robbery and cruelty to a juvenile.
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