Bywater grocery robbed by knife-wielding man

Bywater grocery robbed by knife-wielding man

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Police are searching for a man accused of robbing a corner grocery in the Bywater Friday night.

According to NOPD, an unidentified man robbed the Jimmy's Corner Grocery located at 4201 Dauphine Street around 11:45 p.m. on Feb. 6.

The victim told police he was approached by an unknown man holding a knife while working at the store. The unknown man attempted to open the cash register and when he couldn't forced the victim to open it for him. The suspect then took $367 in cash from the register and fled.

The suspect is described as a black male, about 25 to 30-years-old, standing 5'8" to 5'10" tall and weighing about 130 to 140 lbs. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and dark jeans. The incident was caught on surveillance camera. Above is an image of the suspect.

Anyone with information that can help police identify and locate this suspect is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

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