NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Five people were robbed at the London Lodge motel on Airline Highway Friday night after one of the victims invited two unknown men into their room.
One of the victims, an 18-year-old male, invited two unknown black males to the room he shared with three other people at the motel according to NOPD. Once there, the two unknown men pulled out weapons and forced their way into the room. The armed men demanded everyone's belongings and struck two of the victim's with their gun.
During the robbery an employee heard the commotion and went to check out the room. According to NOPD, the robbers forced her inside the room and took her belongings as well.
The perpetrators fled the motel with the victim's money and cellphones.
The incident occurred around 6:15 p.m.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERs at 504-822-1111.