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Masked man robs Boost Mobile store in Gentilly

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

 Two men robbed a Boost Mobile store at gunpoint Friday night.

According to police, two unknown black men entered the store located at 5222 Elysian Fields Ave. around 6:13 p.m. and stole $700 in cash.

One of the suspects acted as a look out while the other pulled out a chrome semi-automatic handgun and forced the cashier to empty the register. The cashier complied and the two suspects fled the scene with the money.

Witnesses describe the armed suspect as a black male with a bandanna covering his face. They say he was wearing a gray hoodie and black pants during the robbery.

Witnesses describe the second suspect as a black male with a black hoodie and black pants.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111.

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