Jun 022014

(map via NOPD)

(map via NOPD)

An armed robber pressed a gun to her victim’s head as she stole her purse Sunday night in Hollygrove, New Orleans police say.

The victim, a woman in her 60s, was approached by a woman demanding her money in the 3300 block of Joliet Street (between Forshey and Olive streets) around 11:15 p.m. Sunday, according to the initial police report. “The perpetrator placed a gun to the victim’s head and snatched the victim’s purse,” the report states.

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

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