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Suspect sought in French Quarter, Marigny robberies

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Composite sketch of the suspect (NOPD) Composite sketch of the suspect (NOPD)

FOX 8 received this wanted poster from the New Orleans Police Dept. Wednesday afternoon:

WANTED FOR MULTIPLE ROBBERIES

ITEM# F-24031-13 SIMPLE ROBBERY 6/18/13 4:20AM 900 BLOCK OF DAUPHINE STREET &

ITEM# F-25369-13 ARMED ROBBERY 6/19/13 2:10AM 500 BLOCK OF ELYSIAN FIELDS

On Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at or about 4:20am, the victim was attempting to unlock the gate to her home when she was approached by an unknown male. The victim screamed for help. The perpetrator pushed her to the ground, took her purse and fled the scene.

The perpetrator was described as a black male, approximately 5'09" tall with a thin build and black complexion. The subject was clad in a white and grey horizontal stripped shirt, white ball cap and blue jeans.

The perpetrator was captured on surveillance video. The video can be viewed on YouTube.com at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jcgftzmjaem&feature=youtu.be.

On Sunday, June 23, 2013, at or about 12:50am, the victim was walking in the 800 block of Elysian Fields when he was approached by an unknown black male that asked him for a cigarette. The victim stated that he didn't smoke. The perpetrator then aimed a handgun at the victim and demanded his property. The gunman took the victim's property and then fled the scene.

The perpetrator was described as a black male, approximately 5'08" tall with a thin build wearing a camouflaged ball cap, a blue work shirt and dark pants. Below is a composite sketch of the perpetrator.

Anyone with information about this incident can contact 8th District Det. Michael Flores at (504)658-6707 and/or MFlores@Nola.gov, Det. Willie Jenkins and/or CrimeStoppers at 504-822-1111.

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