Suspect wanted for robbing N.O. East gas station

NEW ORLEANS, LA - The New Orleans Police Department is searching for a suspect who robbed a gas station in New Orleans East over the weekend.

Police say it happened around 5am at a gas station in the 6500 block of Morrison Road. The man approached the cashier while she had the register drawer open and began taking cash from the register.

The cashier resisted, but the man was able to overcome the cashier.

He then fled on foot.

If you can help identify the man in the picture, call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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