Feb 092014
(map via NOPD)

(map via NOPD)

A rash of four armed robberies was reported in the Broadmoor and university areas Saturday evening, New Orleans police said.

The robberies were reported as follows:

  • at 7:26 p.m. Saturday in the 1600 block of South Jefferson Davis Parkway,
  • at 10:10 p.m. in the 2500 block of Palmer,
  • at 10:15 p.m. at Octavia and South Robertson,
  • and at 12:42 a.m. Sunday in the 3700 block of Cadiz.

In the Palmer case, the victims were two women sitting in a vehicle when they were approached by two black men, Tulane police said. The first suspect was described as “5’10”, medium build, clean shaven, wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans, armed with a silver handgun.” The second was described as “6’1”, thin build, wearing a multi-colored long sleeve shirt and dark jeans.”

Further details were not available Sunday morning.

  • Steve Goodson

    Thanks for including good descriptions!

  • Cynthia DuBois

    Wait till Mardi Gras and the police are assigned to babysit the tourists…