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Police search for armed robbery suspect

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New Orleans, La.- The New Orleans Police Department is looking for this man in connection to an armed robbery on North Claiborne and Esplanade Saturday afternoon.

The incident happened around Noon.

Investigators say the suspect, known only as David, asked the victim for money and when the victim pulled cash from his pocket to give David, the suspect pulled a folding knife from his pocket and took the victim's cash.

Police say the victim knows the suspect from the area.

The suspect fled on foot towards Kerlerec Street turning right towards North Robertson then unknown.  

The suspect is described as a male, dark hair with a red bloody mark on left side of face around his left eye.  He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, blue jeans with a red long sleeve button down shirt tied around his waist, carrying a folding knife and a red suitcase.

Anyone with any information on this suspect or his whereabouts is urged to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111.

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