Sep 042014

(map via NOPD)

(map via NOPD)

A man sitting on a front porch in Central City was robbed at gunpoint overnight, New Orleans police said Thursday morning.

The victim, a man in his 30s, was sitting on a porch in the 2400 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard (near LaSalle Street) around 3 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, according to the initial NOPD report.

A stranger approached, then “produced a handgun and demanded the victims’ belongings,” the report states. “The victim complied and the subject fled.”

Further details were not immediately available. Anyone with information is urged to call the NOPD Sixth District station at 658-6060 to speak to a detective or CrimeStoppers at 822-1111 to leave an anonymous tip that could be eligible for a cash reward.

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