NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The NOPD is asking for the public's help in identifying and locating a man who may have critical information about the armed robbery of a Central City pharmacy.
The robbery occurred July 27 in the 2200 block of Simon Bolivar Street. At about 9:37 a.m., two black males entered the pharmacy armed with guns. The suspects demanded prescription drugs, employees complied, and the suspects fled on foot.
The person of interest was captured on video surveillance. Mobile users can view it here.
Sixth District Detective Walter Edmund is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at 504-658-6060.
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.