Nov 032019

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. Continue reading »

Jun 162019

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A 13-year-old boy was robbed of $20 in the Milan area mid-day on Saturday, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

The victim was counting his money as he was walking in the 1700 block of Louisiana Avenue, near Carondelet Street, on Saturday at 11:42 a.m., the police report states, when a man walked up from behind and snatched the cash from his hand. Continue reading »

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Jun 042019

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Armed robbery on St. Charles

A woman was robbed at gunpoint early Tuesday on St. Charles Avenue in the Garden District, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

The victim, a 32-year-old woman, went to 2200 block of St. Charles Ave. at 12:36 a.m. on Tuesday, June 4, to drop off cash when a man approached her car pointing a gun and demanding money. She handed over the cash and drove away. Continue reading »

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May 072019


A 73-year-old man was robbed in Hollygrove on Sunday, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

The victim was in the 8700 block of Apricot Street on May 5 at about 1 p.m. when he was pushed to the ground by a man who grabbed his fanny pack.

The victim was able to recover his property, but the assailant was not identified or located.

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May 012019
Wallet snatched in the Lower Garden District

A 33-year-old woman was standing outside a building in the 2100 block of St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday about 4:40 p.m. when a man approached from behind and snatched her wallet from her hand. He then ran off down Josephine Street. Sixth District Task Force officers later apprehended Owen Williams, 31, in the incident. Continue reading »

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