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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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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