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Donut Shop Robber Captured on Video

by Dawne Massey

December 27, 2016

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Armed Robbery, Third District

Donut Shop Robber Captured on Video

NOPD is looking for the perpetrator who robbed a donut shop on Caton Street this afternoon (Dec. 27).


At approximately 12:49 p.m. today an unknown black male pulled a gun on an employee of Daddy's Donuts in the 2000 block of Caton. The suspect, captured on surveillance video, then took money from the cash register and fled the scene. 


He was wearing a khaki fishing hat, a red short-sleeve shirt, faded blue jeans, and black shoes. The suspect was armed with a small black semiautomatic handgun.


A link to the surveillance video is available here:


If you have information about this incident or the identity of the suspect please contact any Third District detective at 504-658-6030. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. 


Armed Robbery

In Louisiana, an armed robbery conviction requires the offender to be imprisoned at hard labor for 10 – 99 years, without benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence. When a firearm is used in the commission of the crime, the offender will be imprisoned for an additional 5 years that will be served consecutively to the original sentence.