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First District Arrests Suspect in Armed Robbery at Hotel

by Ambria R. Washington

August 31, 2017

Categories: On Duty

Topics: First District, Good Police Work

First District Arrests Suspect in Armed Robbery at Hotel

NOPD First District officers have arrested Tykia Zeno (DOB:12-18-1991) for an armed robbery incident involving a gun. 

The incident happened on August 29, 2017.  At approximately 1 a.m., members of the First District responded to an armed robbery at the Empress Hotel in the 1300 block of Ursuline Avenue. Through the course of the investigation, Zeno was positively identified as the individual responsible for the incident. 

On Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at around 3:55 p.m., Detectives DeCynda Chambers and Stephen Neveaux assigned to the First District Investigative Unit (DIU) observed Zeno in the 1300 block of North Villere Street.

She was arrested without incident and transported to Central Lock-up where she was booked accordingly.

If you have any other information on this incident or arrested subject, please contact any First District detective at 504-658-6010. 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.