An armed purse snatching, a stabbing during a domestic argument and an armed carjacking were reported to the New Orleans Police Department in Uptown neighborhoods over 24 hours on Monday and Tuesday.
The NOPD has arrested three juveniles accused of robbery in two incidents over the Christmas holiday, including snatching the purse of a woman who was helping her elderly mother out of a car on Christmas Eve.
In the second incident, an 81-year-old woman had her pursed grabbed from her on Christmas Day as she was entering her home. Both robberies occurred in the Fontainebleau neighborhood.
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.
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.
A woman using a walker outside Ochsner Baptist Medical Center on Monday morning had her purse snatched, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
The NOPD is searching for a suspect, pictured above, wanted for purse snatching in the Sixth District.
A purse was snatched from a 77-year-old woman on Wednesday in the Lower Garden District, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
A 61-year-old woman was robbed of her purse Thursday morning as she was leaving a store on South Claiborne Avenue.
The victim was approached by a man asking for a dollar at about 6:40 on Feb. 28, the New Orleans Police Department reported. When she opened her purse to give him money, the man knocked it the ground.