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(map via NOPD)

(map via NOPD)

A man sitting in a vehicle in Central City was robbed at gunpoint Saturday afternoon, and another man was robbed in Hollygrove on Sunday night, according to weekend crime reports from the New Orleans Police Department.

In Saturday’s case, a man in his mid-30s was sitting in his vehicle near Fourth and LaSalle streets around 3 p.m. when a man approached with a gun, demanding his belongings, according to the initial police report. The victim handed over a cell phone and cash, and the gunman fled, the report states.

On Sunday, a man in his late 50s was near Belfast and Monroe streets in Hollygrove around 11:20 p.m. when two men with guns approached him, according to the initial report. They took his wallet and his cell phone, then left on Belfast, the report states.

Further details were not immediately available. Anyone with information is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 822-1111.

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