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Maintenance man robbed at gunpoint at New Orleans East park; utility vehicle stolen

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A maintenance man was robbed of a park vehicle at of a public park in New Orleans East.

The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Joe Brown Memorial Park, located in the 5600 block of Read Blvd.

The maintenance man, 50, was allegedly driving the park's utility vehicle when he was approached by three armed men. They demanded the vehicle and fled the scene, New Orleans police say.

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

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