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.