NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - An 87-year-old man was attacked and robbed in his Mid-City home late Thursday night.
The victim was entering his residence around 10:35 p.m. in the 3600 block of Tulane Avenue when he was approached by a woman from behind.
The perpetrator grabbed the victim by his neck, took his wallet and fled, according to an initial police report. Police have not released a description of the woman or the condition of her victim.
Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org.