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Police seek man wanted for Warehouse District armed robbery

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

New Orleans Police are searching for a man wanted for an armed robbery that occurred in the Warehouse District. The incident took place Monday at 4:15 a.m. in the 800 block of South Peters Street. 

Police say that the victim, who was walking in the block, was approached by the suspect who pulled out a gun and demanded her purse. The suspect then grabbed the purse and ran to a green pickup truck that was parked nearby prior to driving away. 

According to police, surveillance footage captured the suspect using the victim's credit card. 

If you have any information that could help police with this case, you are asked to call NOPD Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. 

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