Man jailed in several NOE armed robberies

Man jailed in several NOE armed robberies

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The NOPD arrested a man Thursday in connection with several armed robberies in the Michoud/ Village De L'est neighborhoods of New Orleans East.

Terrance Washington, 24, was arrested during a 9:38 p.m. traffic stop near the intersection of Hayne Boulevard and Lucerne Street. Washington was driving a white Jeep SUV similar to the one used in the robberies.

Washington is believed to be responsible for the following armed robberies:

On Friday, May 15, 2015, around 2:15 p.m., Washington followed a 61-year-old man to a residence in the 4800 block of Gilbert Street. Washington produced a pistol and took $20 in cash from the victim. Afterwards, Washington fled in a white Jeep.

The last incident video was captured on video surveillance. Mobile users can see the video here: http://shout.lt/4gB6

Washington was booked with three counts of armed robbery and two counts of armed robbery with a firearm.

These investigations are on-going.

Citizens with information about this crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP(7867) or Text your crime tip to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637), Text TELLCS then your crime information. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person(s) responsible. You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org.

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