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Man picking flowers robbed by gunman, police say

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A man picking flowers in New Orleans East was robbed by a man armed with a shotgun, police say.

The incident happened around 10:15 p.m. Monday near the intersection of Lake Forest Blvd. and Sandhurst Drive.

The victim, identified as a 60-year-old man, was picking flowers when he was approached by a man armed with a shotgun, officers say. The suspect demanded property from the victim.

The victim complied, handing the suspect his car keys. The suspect fled the scene in the victim's vehicle.

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

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