Police seek help identifying suspects in attempted kidnapping of 7-year-old

The NOPD is seeking assistance in locating and identifying two suspects sought in an attempted kidnapping of a 7-year-old girl in Hollygrove on Nov. 29. At about 6:20 p.m. the girl was playing near Gen. Ogden and Olive streets. An unknown man driving a white van with a ladder on the roof then allegedly exited his vehicle and approached the child. The suspect then reportedly grabbed the girl by the arm and began to pull her toward the van.

Police blotter: 7-year-old escapes kidnapping; gunman returns property he stole

A 7-year-old girl escaped two assailants Friday evening in Hollygrove, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The child was outside in the 8900 block of Olive Street at about 6:20 p.m. on Friday when she was approached by two men in a vehicle. One man got out of the car, grabbed her and threatened to rape her. She escaped on foot, and the two men fled in the car. Armed robber changes bis mind
A 28-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint by a teenager in the Freret neighborhood, according to the NOPD.

NOPD: Lower Garden District man facing litany of charges held relative against his will

The NOPD arrested Sean Carter, 24, on June 30 on numerous charges stemming from an aggravated assault that occurred in the 900 block of Saint Mary Street on June 29. Carter was allegedly holding a family member, a 41-year-old man, against his will inside the residence. Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Carter and a search warrant for the residence. Detectives were able to persuade Carter to release the victim and to surrender himself, which he did without any further incident. Upon executing the search warrant with the assistance of Sixth District Task Force officers, detectives located five firearms within the home, two which were reported stolen from outside of Orleans Parish.

Two arrested in aggravated burglary of Fontainebleau home

Two men were arrested after a Fontainebleau resident was held in his home by two intruders demanding money, the New Orleans Police Department reported. Two men barged into the victim’s home in the 4400 block of Gen. Pershing Street armed with a baseball bat at about 8 a.m. on Sunday, June 30, the police report states. They demanded money, but the victim, a 54-year-old man, said he didn’t have any cash. The intruders then forced the victim onto the bed and threatened to return with guns. They said they would remain in the home until the victim was paid the next day.

Kidnapping reported in Hollygrove

A 24-year-old woman reported a kidnapping Sunday afternoon in Hollygrove, according to the New Orleans Police Department. A man returned the victim’s vehicle to her home at Forshey and Gen. Ogden streets on April 28 at about 3 p.m. She got into the driver’s seat to prevent him from taking the car again. When she began to drive off, he forced her into the passenger seat and forced himself into the driver seat. He then drove the vehicle into a rock and fled on foot. Further details were not immediately available.