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2 women robbed at gunpoint on Bourbon Street

A computer composite sketch of suspect #1 A computer composite sketch of suspect #1
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Two women were robbed at gunpoint Monday night in the French Quarter, according to New Orleans Police.

The victims, ages 26 and 27, were walking in the 1200 block of Bourbon Street just after 11 p.m. when they were approached from behind by two suspects, one armed with a gun.

The suspects demanded the women's purse at which time the victims complied. 

The suspects fled on foot towards Esplanade Avenue.

Suspect one was described as a black male, approximately 5'8" to 5'9" tall, having a thin build, and armed with a gun. He was wearing a dark black or blue hooded sweatshirt with blue jeans.

Suspect two was described as a black male, approximately 5'8” to 5'9” tall, and having a medium build. 

If you have any information that can help police, contact Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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