Armed Robbery

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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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Jim Hanzo
April 08, 2019 - 10:47 am
A 17-year-old teen from the Lacombe-area was robbed at gunpoint Saturday evening near the Tammany Hills Subdivision on the Northshore. Two area teenagers have been taken into custody. The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested 17-year-old Blayne Bedford of Covington and 18-year-old Caleb...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 21, 2019 - 10:53 am
Cops say a man went to a tax preparation office in New Orleans East, posing as a tax filer. "The suspect entered the building requesting help with his taxes. An employee was assisting the suspect and went to the back to retrieve a few forms," according to police reports. That's when investigators...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 21, 2019 - 10:12 am
Cops say an armed robber held up a man on Royal street just after 9:00am Wednesday. The man was in the 300 block of Royal when it happened, the same block as the NOPD 8th District Police station. "The Victim was walking to his hotel in the 800 block of Common St. when he was approached by an...
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Chris Miller
March 16, 2019 - 4:57 pm
New Orleans Police say a 20-year-old woman was held up at gunpoint near Tulane University early this morning. According to police, the victim was walking down Broadway when she was approached by two men in the 1100 block. At least one was armed with a semiautomatic handgun. "The suspects demanded...
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Chris Miller
February 08, 2019 - 3:05 pm
New Orleans Police want the public to help them find a man who wielded a machete when he robbed a couple in the French Quarter early Friday morning. It happened around 2:25 a.m. in the 400 block of Dauphine Street. "The victim and his girlfriend were approached by the wanted subject who allegedly...
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Chris Miller
January 03, 2019 - 12:50 pm
New Orleans Police officers say an argument over debt and a borrowed umbrella led to an armed hold-up in the St. Claude neighborhood. Police say the 20-year-old victim was talking to the suspect late yesterday morning in the 2100 block of Desire St. when the suspect, a 23-year-old only known as "...
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December 31, 2018 - 3:45 pm
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery at a McDonald's. According to the sheriff's office, the business at 301 Veteran's Memorial Boulevard was held up around 1:30 this afternoon. No injuries were reported.
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