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Suspect Arrested for Armed Robbery at Bus Stop

by Ambria R. Washington

February 5, 2018

Categories: On Duty

Topics: Armed Robbery, Eighth District, Seventh District

Suspect Arrested for Armed Robbery at Bus Stop


Rashad George (DOB: 8/19/1998) was apprehended yesterday (Feb. 5) by Seventh District officers. 

Orginial Story 

The NOPD is seeking assistance from the public in locating Rashad George (DOB: 8/19/1998) in connection with an armed robbery incident that occurred on February 1, 2018.

At about 11 p.m., the victim was sitting at the bus stop located at the intersection of Elks Place and Tulane Avenue when he was reportedly approached by George. George then produced a black revolver-style handgun and proceeded to go through the victim’s pockets.

The wanted subject fled with the victim’s cellphone and wallet. Through the course of the investigation, officers in the Eighth District identified Rashad George as the perpetrator in the incident. 

Anyone with any information on the location of Rashad George should contact any Eighth District detective at 504-658-6719 or 504-658-6080. 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.