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Suspect Wanted for Robbing Fast Food Restaurant on Elysian Fields

by Ambria R. Washington

December 6, 2017

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Armed, Robbery, Third District

Suspect Wanted for Robbing Fast Food Restaurant on Elysian Fields

The NOPD is seeking assistance from the public in identifying and locating a male subject wanted robbing a business on Elysian Fields. 

At about 10:08 a.m., the above pictured male entered the business in the 6200 block of Elysian Fields Ave and demanded the cashier to give him all of the money in the register. The cashier told police instead they walked away from the register, and the male suspect then told another employee that he had a gun. The perpetrator then revealed the black handle of the handgun which was located on the left side of his waistband.

The suspect took off with $20 from the cash register and fled the location on foot toward Vermillion Street.

Anyone with any information on the identification of the suspect should contact any Third District detective at 504-658-6030. Citizens with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.