Man putting out trash robbed at gunpoint

A man putting out his trash was robbed at gunpoint Saturday night, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

It happened just before 10 p.m. in the 700 block of Magazine Street.

Police say the man was putting out trash when an unknown black male asked to use his cell phone.

The victim said no and that's when the suspect pulled a gun out of his pocket and demanded the cell phone.

The victim complied and the perpetrator fled.

A description of the suspect was not provided. The victim was not injured.

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