Armed robber on bicycle robs the Discount Corner Store

An armed man, wearing a mask and riding a bicycle, robbed the Discount Corner Store at 8733 South Claiborne Avenue late Friday night, October 3.

A NOPD spokesperson said, the armed robber approached the cashier inside, hopped over the counter and demanded the money in the register, before fleeing on a red breach-cruiser style bicycle. The robbery suspect is described as wearing a head wrap mask with an army camouflage hooded jacket and approximately 6'0" tall 175 pounds.

Detectives believe the suspect may be responsible for several other armed robberies.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111.

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