3 juveniles arrested in CBD armed robbery

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Three juveniles were arrested Friday in connection with an armed robbery in the Central Business District.

The suspects, ages 14, 15 and 16, were jailed at the Juvenile Center.

The incident took place Jan. 9 at Elk Place and Canal Street. At about 6:20 p.m., the victim was walking when he was approached by three black males. One of the suspects implied that he had a gun and demanded the victim's property. After the victim complied, the suspects boarded an RTA bus and fled the location.

During the course of the investigation, detectives learned that the juveniles attended school together and were able to identify all three individuals.

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