Suspect wanted for armed robbery in the CBD

New Orleans, La. - The NOPD is requesting the public's assistance in locating and identifying a suspect wanted for an armed robbery which occurred in the 100 block of Carondelet Street.

Police say Tuesday around 5:30am, the victim was seated inside of his vehicle when a male suspect approached the vehicle armed with a pistol.

The gunman pulled the victim from his vehicle and told him to empty his pockets. The victim complied and handed over $92 in cash.

The suspect attempted to take the victim's vehicle, but he could not figure out how to start it. The suspect fled the area on foot.

The suspect is described as an African American male, 5'10-6'00" tall, medium build. The suspect was last seen wearing a grey hooded sweat shirt and dark pants.

If you can help identify this suspect, call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.