Jul 132014

(map via NOPD)

(map via NOPD)

A 19-year-old woman was raped at gunpoint on Laurel Street overnight, New Orleans police said Sunday morning.

The rape was reported at shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday (July 13) in the 4800 block of Laurel Street, according to the initial police report.

Further details were not immediately available.

Anyone with information is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 822-1111.

  • Fat Harry

    Well that is terrifying. Was the rapist a stranger? There has been a huge uptick in strangers in the neighborhood, bike riders from other parts of the city, and of course car break-ins and general theft (like my garden hose) that go along with it.

  • Bill

    This is ~2 blocks away from F&M Patio Bar…