Police are searching for an unknown man accused of robbing a woman at gunpoint in Uptown.
According to police a 61-year-old woman was visiting her daughter's residence in the 1200 block of Dufossat Street at 11:40 a.m. when the suspect walked up behind her, placed a pistol on her back and forced her inside the house. Once inside the suspect took money and jewelry from the victims and fled the scene on foot.
Police describe the suspect as a black male between 20-and-30 years old about 5'10" tall with an average build. He was wearing dark clothing with a navy blue bandanna covering his face.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.