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Woman carjacked, sexually assaulted in New Orleans East

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Police are searching for a gunman who allegedly entered a stopped vehicle, forced a woman to perform oral sex and stole her car.

The incident happened around 8 a.m. Sunday in the 4900 block of Flake Avenue.

Police say that the victim was stopped in the area when an unknown black male entered her vehicle armed with a gun.

The suspect ordered the victim to pull over to the side of the road and forced her to perform oral sex, police say. The suspect then allegedly sexually assaulted her and fled the scene in the victim's car.

The car has been described as a cream-colored Mitsubishi Eclipse with a black drop top and Tennessee plates.

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

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