7 robbed by group of gunmen along Canal Street

Police say that seven individuals were robbed by a group of armed men along Canal Street.

The incident happened around 12:45 a.m. Sunday morning near the intersection of Canal and North Derbigny Street.

The victims, four men and three women in their late teens and early twenties, were reportedly approached by four black males armed with handguns.

The suspects approached each victim and demanded property and money. The victims complied and the suspects fled the scene.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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