Woman robbed at gunpoint in Algiers grocery parking lot

A woman was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday in a grocery store parking lot in Algiers.

The robbery occurred at about 3:45 p.m. in the Winn Dixie Parking lot in the 3000 block of Holiday Drive.

Police said the victim was getting into her car when she was approached by a black male armed with a handgun. The male told her not to scream and took her purse. He fled in an older model four-door black Pontiac.

The subject is described as being about 5'5" with a thin build, a dark complexion, salt and pepper hair and missing teeth.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Fourth District at (504) 658-6040.

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