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Suspect wanted for armed robbery at Family Dollar


New Orleans, La. - The NOPD is searching for a suspect who robbed two cashiers at a Family Dollar in New Orleans East Monday.

Police say around 6pm, a man entered the Family Dollar store 4314 Downman Road and posed as a customer.

After a few minutes, the suspect grabbed a cashier's arm from behind and reached over the counter and grabbed money from the register's draw.

The suspect then moved to a second register and yelled "open the register, I have a gun."

The suspect jumped over the counter grabbed the money drop box and broke the lock.

The suspect got away with approximately $600.00

If you can help police identify this suspect, call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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