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Police seek man who robbed Bourbon Street shop

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A still from the surveillance video provided by NOPD, showing the suspect in the foreground. A still from the surveillance video provided by NOPD, showing the suspect in the foreground.
A close-up of the suspect (Video provided by NOPD) A close-up of the suspect (Video provided by NOPD)

FOX 8 received this suspect alert from the New Orleans Police Dept. Monday night:

Perp: b/m, heavy set, dark complexion, scruffy beard, approx. 5'8" tall. Grey t-shirt, black shorts, baseball cap (Black)

On Thursday, July 4, 2013, at approximately 12:35 AM, an unidentified b/m subject entered the Bourbon Clothing Store at 504 Bourbon Street and looked around for a minute. After looking around, the subject stated to the cashier, "This is a robbery, open the register!" After advising the subject that she couldn't open the register, he started pressing buttons on the cash register in an attempt to open the register. With his hand behind his back, the subject informed the cashier that he had a gun. The subject then observed the cashier attempting to move the cash box from the counter he grabbed the box and took an unknown amount of cash and fled the location.

VIDEO Surveillance of the Perpetrator can be seen on YouTube.com Click on the link below:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7ENK4_LDbs&feature=youtu.be 

Anyone with information about this incident can contact 8th District Detective Willie Jenkins at (504)658-6080 wjenkins@nola.gov or CrimeStoppers at 504-822-1111.

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