NOPD: 2 sought in Algiers armed robbery

NOPD: 2 sought in Algiers armed robbery

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans police are searching for a pair of teens wanted in connection with an armed robbery that took place in Algiers. The incident occurred Monday around 7:10 p.m. near the intersection of Odeon and Lamarque Streets.

According to police, the 17-year-old victim was approached by the two teens, who demanded the victim's tablet. When the victim refused to hand it over, the pair then began to struggle with the victim. During the struggle, one of the suspects pulled out a gun and pointed it at the victim's stomach. The victim handed over the tablet, and the suspects fled on foot.

Police say  the suspects are described as black males who appeared to be in their teens. Video surveillance cameras captured images of the two suspects in the area.

If you have any information that could help police with this case, you are asked to call NOPD Fourth District Detective Tianay Marshall at 504-658-6040 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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