The woman had parked in the 700 block of South Carrollton on her way to work around 6 a.m. Dec. 28, when a man got out of a white Dakota truck armed with a white pipe and raising it as though he was going to hit her with it, according to the NOPD report. The man then grabbed her purse, got back into the truck and pulled away, the report states.
The suspect is described as a white man in his late 20s, with short brown hair, a white T-shirt and blue jogging shorts. The truck is described as a white Dodge Dakota.
Anyone with information is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 822-1111.