The New Orleans Police Department is searching for a suspect wanted for the armed robbery of an Auto Zone in New Orleans East.
It happened around 9 p.m. at 9200 Morrison Road.
Police say a male subject walked into the business armed with a gun and demanded money from the cash registers.
The employees complied and placed an undisclosed amount of money into the subject's black bag.
The subject left the store and entered the passenger side of a green, possibly teal, unknown make/model vehicle and fled eastbound on Morrison Road.
The subject was described as an African-American male, dark complexion, approximately 5'4" to 5'5" in height, thin build, approximately 115 to 120 pounds, and wearing a blue/white handkerchief to conceal his nose and mouth.
He was last seen wearing a red hooded jacket with a plaid hood, black pants, possibly 'Dickie' brand, white gloves, a dark-colored baseball hat, and dark-colored shoes with white soles.
The handgun was described as a chrome revolver, possibly a .357 Smith & Wesson, with a brown handle.