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Suspect Sought in NOPD Third District Armed Robbery Investigation

by Aaron E. Looney

February 11, 2022

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Armed Robbery, Third District

Suspect Sought in NOPD Third District Armed Robbery Investigation

The NOPD is requesting assistance from the public in identifying and locating a suspect in the investigation of an armed robbery that occurred on February 10, 2022 in the 5500 block of Pratt Drive.

At about 12:43 p.m. on February 10, the victims arrived at the location in their vehicle. As the victims exited the vehicle, the pictured unknown black male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, red undershirt, khaki pants and black shoes approached armed with a handgun. The subject then demanded the victims’ property at gunpoint. One of the victims threw their vehicle keys to the ground. The subject picked up the keys, entered the victim’s vehicle and attempted to flee, but failed to start the car. The subject then exited the vehicle, threw the keys on the ground and fled on foot.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Third District detectives at 504-658-6030 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.