Police blotter: Robberies on Magazine Street, MLK Boulevard

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(via NOPD)

Two robberies were reported Thursday (Sept. 24) on Uptown streets, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

The first occurred on Magazine Street in the Touro-Riverside area. A 59-year-old man and 29-year-old woman were in the 3600 block of Magazine at about 11:50 a.n. when they were held up at gunpoint. The gunman approached them demanding property, the police report states, and they complied.

Later that day, a 67-year-old man was robbed of his bicycle in Central City. The 67-year-old was approached by a woman at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Magnolia Street at about 2 p.m. She physically assaulted him and took his bicycle, police said.

Further details were not immediately available. Anyone with information is urged to call the NOPD Sixth District station at 504-658-6060 to speak to a detective, or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 to leave an anonymous tip that could be eligible for a cash reward.

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