Kenner man arrested in morning armed robbery

Johnny Washington, 19
Johnny Washington, 19

Kenner, La. - Kenner Police have arrested a man accused of robbing his next door neighbor.

It happened Thursday morning in the 300 block of Webster Street.

According to police, 19 year-old Johnny Washington approached a homeowner heading for his backyard shed, pointed a sawed off shotgun at him and demanded his wallet and cell phone.

Soon after while calling for help, the victim saw Washington enter a neighboring home.

Police later caught up with Washington and say he confessed to the robbery and says he did it because he owed people money.