Man wanted for robbery after stealing loaded gun

NOPD issued an arrest warrant for a man accused of stealing a loaded pistol.

According to police, 24-year-old Kenneth Toney is wanted for a simple robbery that occurred Jun 11, around 1 a.m. in the 6800 block of Tara Lane.

Toney allegedly got into an argument with the 27-year-old female victim over her gun. Police said Toney demanded the gun, explaining that he fear for his safety when he's in public. The victim refused to give Toney her gun so he knocked her to the floor and ran out of the house with the loaded weapon.

The victim described the gun as a .9mm Ruger pistol. The victim was not seriously injured during the altercation, according to police.

Anyone with information on Toney's location is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-111.

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