Armed man steals woman's purse in Uptown

Armed man steals woman's purse in Uptown

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Police are searching for an armed man who stole a woman's purse in Uptown Sunday morning.

According to NOPD, the 21-year-old victim was approached by an unknown man at 2328 Lowerline Street around 3:10 a.m.. The robber, who police say was armed with a gun, snatched her purse and fled.

No further details were available.

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

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