Armed Robbery

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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Jim Hanzo
December 26, 2018 - 11:29 am
St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested a Slidell man over the holiday weekend in connection with a robbery. Cops say 29-year-old Jeremy Wilson robbed another man at gunpoint at an apartment on Browns Village Road. The victim flagged down a St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputy shortly after 5...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 11, 2018 - 10:21 am
New Orleans Police say a man committed an armed robbery... with a chair. It happened at the Burger King in the 4000 block of Tulane Ave. "The suspect entered the business, armed himself with a chair and went behind the counter," according to the Major Offense Log. "The suspect raised the chair,...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
November 20, 2018 - 9:48 am
New Orleans Police are looking for a man who robbed a McDonald's on Canal Street by sticking a rifle through the drive-thru window and partially climbing into the bushiness. "The suspect approached the drive-thru window and stuck his upper body into the window," according to the Major Offense Log...
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