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Man brutally beaten, robbed near foot of Canal Street

Source: NOPD Source: NOPD
Source: NOPD Source: NOPD

New Orleans police are asking the public's help in locating and identifying five people wanted in connection with an armed robbery and beating that occurred August 23 near the Canal Place shopping center

At about 4 a.m., a 25-year-old man was walking in the 00 block of Iberville Street when males approached and attacked him. One suspect struck the victim with a stick or metal pipe. When the victim fell to the ground, the suspects robbed him and fled on foot.

The victim was hospitalized, but the extent of his injuries was not immediately available.

The incident was captured on video surveillance. Mobile users can view it here.

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