Suspect sought in French Quarter armed robbery

Suspect sought in French Quarter armed robbery

Police are asking for the public's help to identify the suspect of an Armed Robbery in the French Quarter Sunday morning.

According to NOPD, the 21-year-old male victim was walking ni the 800 block of Conti street when the suspect approached him from behind with a gun and demanded his property. The suspect stole the victim's Air Jordan shoes, gold chains, phone and money then fled towards North Rampart.

The suspect is described as a black male, about 5'3" tall with a thin build, short hair and a slight mustache. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt. A composite sketch of the suspect is shown above.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111.

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