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Police seek Mid-City robbery suspect

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Anthony Fields, 26 (NOPD) Anthony Fields, 26 (NOPD)

New orleans, La.- Police are looking for 26-year-old Anthony Fields who is wanted in connection for a business robbery.

Police say the incident happened Saturday in the 3000 block of Bienville Street. 

Investigators say Fields walked into the store earlier that morning around 9:15 a.m., produced a handgun and leaped across the counter and demanded cash from the store's owner.

The owner refused Fields demands at which time a struggle ensued when Fields struck the man several times in the head with the gun and got away with $500 in cash.

The incident was captured on the store's video surveillance.

Once apprehended Fields will be charged with one count of armed robbery, aggravated battery and aggravated assault. 

Police say Fields has been previously arrested for multiple armed robberies with firearms and has a extensive criminal history.

Anyone with any information on Fields' whereabouts is urged to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-111.

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