Suspect named in Terrytown armed robbery

TERRYTOWN, LA (WVUE) - Jefferson Parish deputies have named a suspect in a Terrytown armed robbery.

Officers are searching for 19-year-old Ronald Carter. Carter lives in New Orleans East, police say.

The robbery happened around 5:45 p.m. Monday in the 200 block of Wright Avenue. The suspect was armed with a semi-automatic handgun when he took the victim's wallet and cell phone, deputies say.

Carter was identified by the victim from a photographic lineup.

A warrant has been issued for his arrest. Jefferson Parish robbery detectives attempted to locate Carter but he was not home, officers say.

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

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