Armed Robbery

Jim Hanzo
October 25, 2019 - 4:00 pm
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in an armed robbery that occurred Thursday. Cops say around 7 p.m., a man entered a business in the 3100 block of Downs Boulevard in Metairie and pulled a handgun and pointed it at a store...
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Chris Miller
October 09, 2019 - 1:35 pm
New Orleans Police say a 16-year-old boy tried to rob a man of his car in New Orleans East, but was foiled by a steering wheel lock and a Cox Cable box. "October 5, 2019 around 12 p.m. in the 6800 block of Curran Boulevard, the arrested subject, identified as a 16-year-old male, approached the...
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Jim Hanzo
September 23, 2019 - 6:23 am
A Tulane University student was reportedly robbed just blocks from the campus Sunday night. The incident happened around 8 p.m. in the 1600 block of Broadway Street, near Green Street, according to the Tulane Police Department. Authorities say a man approached the student, showed the student a...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 18, 2019 - 9:25 am
New Orleans Police say robbers got away with canisters full of cash from an ATM in an armed robbery. "Victim was working on ATM when vehicle pulled up next to him," police reports show. "Two unknown black males exited vehicle and told victim to open machine." NOPD did not indicate how much the...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
July 01, 2019 - 10:06 pm
Officials say the man arrested after a chase through Metairie and Kenner was wanted for holding up customers leaving banks. "Sheriff Joseph Lopinto announces the arrest of 19-year-old Jumichael Navarre of New Orleans," Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Glen Boyd said in a...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
June 26, 2019 - 10:34 am
A elderly woman says she was robbed at gunpoint while driving in Uptown New Orleans. "Victim was approached by suspect on the driver’s side of victim’s vehicle. Suspect forced open victim’s driver door," a police report explains. It says the suspect ordered the 80-year-old woman to hand over her...
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Chris Miller
June 13, 2019 - 12:25 pm
A store clerk in LaPlace fought back against an armed robber and the suspect ended up shot in the neck, the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office says. "The man, whose identity has not been released yet, went into the convenience store about 8:50 a.m. and robbed the store at gunpoint," the...
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Chris Miller
April 13, 2019 - 7:40 pm
The New Orleans Police department is looking for the driver of a ridesharing vehicle that a woman says robbed her last month. It happened March 28 in the 1000 block of Loyola Ave. "The victim believed the vehicle pictured above was a rideshare vehicle she has requested," said police. "The victim...
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