Apr 042019
 

A purse was snatched from a 78-year-old woman Wednesday afternoon as she was entering her home in the Milan neighborhood, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

The woman was approached while unlocking her front door in the 1800 block of Milan Street, near Baronne, about 12:30 p.m. on April 3. A man grabbed her purse and fled north on Milan Street on a bicycle.

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Mar 182019
 

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Pizza robbery

A pizza was stolen from a delivery driver Saturday afternoon in the Hoffman Triangle area, the New Orleans Police Department has reported.

A 22-year-old woman was delivering pizza in the 3300 block of Third Street, near Prieur Street, on March 16 at about 2:30 when a man approached her and demanded the pizza. She complied, and the assailant fled the area.

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Feb 272019
 

New Orleans police are investigating an incident of cellphone snatching in an Uptown neighborhood.

On Feb. 20 at 7:36 p.m., a Tulane student was walking on Plum Street when she crossed Broadway and observed three male bicyclists. One of the men broke away from the group and rode up behind her. He snatched her cellphone from her hand at the intersection of Plum and Pine.

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Feb 262019
 

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New Orleans police officers have arrested a teenager accused of trying to steal cellphones Monday on and near Magazine Street.

Police say Robert Hughes, 18, tried to take a cellphone from 28-year-old man in the 1900 block of Magazine Street as the victim was using it on Feb. 25 about 11 a.m. When the victim resisted, police said, the assailant punched him in the face and fled the scene.

An officer found the assailant a few blocks away, on Constance near St. Andrew Street, where he was trying to take a cellphone from a 47-year-old man, the NOPD report states. Continue reading »

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Feb 252019
 

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A boat and trailer were stolen Sunday in the Fontainebleau neighborhood, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

The incident occurred Feb. 24 at 3:53 a.m. near Fern Street and Neron Place. It was captured by a security camera and can be viewed here.

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Feb 212019
 

A woman walking in the 1500 block of First Street on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at about 1:30 was approached by two men who tried to grab her purse, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

The victim and one the men began to fight over her purse when he punched her in the face.

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Feb 182019
 

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A cashier in a Magazine Street shop was thrown to the ground last week while trying to prevent a shoplifting incident.

Second District officers are searching for four unknown suspects, pictured above, after their alleged involvement in the simple robbery.

The victim told police that on Feb. 12 at 2:50 p.m., she was working as a cashier at a business in the 5500 block of Magazine Street when three women and a man entered the business. Two of the women reportedly stayed at the front of the store while the man and another woman proceeded to the back of the store.

The reporting person told police that she observed the male with multiple pieces of merchandise in his hand. The subjects reportedly ran toward the door, at which time the cashier followed them and attempted to retrieve the merchandise. The man reportedly grabbed the victim by the neck and threw her to the ground while the women fled the scene.

The four fled the scene in a red Volkswagen Jetta, bearing temporary tag 18210590.

Anyone with any information regarding the pictured subjects’ whereabouts should contact Second District detectives at 504-658-6020. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 877-903-STOP.

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Oct 012018
 

The robbery of the Subway on South Carrollton Avenue was caught on surveillance camera, and a man was robbed at knifepoint on South Claiborne Avenue over the weekend, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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