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Man returns to his car, finds gunman in back seat

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A man returned to his car in Central Business District to find a gunman in his back seat.

The incident happened around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Loyola Avenue and Perdido Street.

New Orleans police say that a man, 26, returned to his vehicle to find an armed man in his back seat. The suspect, described only as a black male, forced the victim to the ground and demanded his property.

During the robbery, police say a 28-year-old woman walked up and saw the victim on the ground. The suspect then demanded the woman's property as well.

Officers say that the suspect fled the scene in the male victim's vehicle and the woman's purse.

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

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