A woman was carjacked on St. Charles Avenue and another was robbed on Thursday (May 20), the New Orleans Police Department reported.
The carjacking occurred at 8:44 p.m. in the 2200 block of St. Charles, near Jackson Avenue. The carjacker demanded the keys from the 58-year-old victim, and she complied.
A 34-year-old woman was robbed at about 8:30 a.m. in the 2400 block of Jackson, between Robertson and Freret streets. A man grabbed her purse and book bag and fled, police said.
Police stated the knew the identity of the Central City robber but did not supply a name. The reports indicated that neither crime involved a weapon.
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.