In a third robbery this week in the Uptown area, a carjacking was reported on Simon Bolivar Avenue on Monday morning.
In the carjacking, a woman in her 40s was stopped at a red light at Jackson and Simon Bolivar around 11 a.m. Monday when two men walked up with guns, forced her from her 1999 Chevorolet Lumina and drove off in it, the report states.
In the home-invasion case, a 53-year-old man was at his apartment in the 2600 block of Napoleon Avenue around 7:30 p.m. Monday when a man known as “Ralo” kicked in the door demanding money, according to the initial police report. “The perpetrator also committed a battery on the victim,” the report states.
In the armed-robbery, a 23-year-old man was getting out of his vehicle near his home in the 2700 block of Milan Street around 1:15 a.m. Wednesday, when he saw two men nearby, the report states. They were wearing dark clothing and hats with their faces covered, and they pointed handguns at the victim, the report states. After taking his wallet, they fled toward the river on Milan Street, the report states.