A shooting and an arrest in multiple armed-robbery attempts on Uptown streets were reported over the weekend by the New Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office.
The Walgreens at South Claiborne and Napoleon avenues was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday morning, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
A man was held up at gunpoint in Hollygrove on Wednesday night but his robbers apparently left empty-handed, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
The New Orleans Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating and identifying a suspect in connection Carrollton-area two armed robberies that occurred a half hour apart on Jan. 31.
The Walgreens in the Riverbend area and the Dollar General in Hollygrove were both robbed at gunpoint Friday night, the New Orleans Orleans Police Department reported.
The NOPD is asking for the public’s assistance to identify and locate two suspects in an armed robbery incident that occurred Saturday, Jan. 18.
A 77-year-old man was knocked off his scooter and robbed Wednesday afternoon in Hollygrove, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
Three robberies were reported on Uptown streets in the days leading up to Christmas.
On Christmas Eve, a 61-year-old woman was robbed while helping her mother out a car in the Fontainbleau neighborhood. Earlier that day, a man’s cellphone was snatched on St. Charles Avenue in the Garden District. Another man was robbed at gunpoint in the Xavier University area on Dec. 23.
Two robberies were reported during the weekend in Hollygrove and Leonidas areas.
A 7-year-old girl escaped two assailants Friday evening in Hollygrove, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
Two armed robberies against individuals were thwarted in Uptown neighborhoods last night and a third incident resulted in a store robbery, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
Two robberies were reported Thursday on Uptown streets. The first occurred just before 11 a.m. in the 2800 block of Louisiana Avenue, near Claiborne Avenue in the Freret area, and the second occurred around 6 p.m. in Broadmoor.
A woman was robbed at gunpoint by three masked men around midnight in the Leonidas neighborhood, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
A robbery, armed robbery, carjacking and purse snatching were reported in Uptown neighborhoods over the weekend.
Robbery at home on Broadway
On Friday afternoon, a man helping a stranger who professed to be a Vietnam veteran was robbed at his home near Audubon Park, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
An AutoZone cashier tried unsuccessfully to stop a robbery with a hammer on Thursday, the New Orleans Police Department reported.