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Suspect and 2 others wanted for beating and robbing motorist

Joseph Lewis, 17 Joseph Lewis, 17

New Orleans, La. - New Orleans Police detectives are searching for 3 people who robbed and attacked a driver in New Orleans East.  The incident happened back in March near Michoud Boulevard.  The victim stated he left his friend's house and stopped at the stop sign at the intersection of Adventure and Explorers Street.  While stopped at the stop sign, three young men approached him and forced him out of the car at gunpoint.  After the victim was out of the car, he was beaten, shocked with a stun gun, then robbed. 

Through the course of the investigation, Detective Gregory Powell positively identified one of the suspects as 17 year old Joseph Lewis.  They have not released the names of the other two who took part in the attack and robbery.    

Police are asking anyone with information that can help solve this crime to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP(7867) or Text your crime tip to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637), Text TELLCS then your crime information.  You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person(s) responsible. You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward.   

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