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Driver with flat tire becomes victim of Algiers carjacking

The victim's vehicle is a grey CRV with Louisiana license plate number X075883. (Source: NOPD) The victim's vehicle is a grey CRV with Louisiana license plate number X075883. (Source: NOPD)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

New Orleans police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying and locating two men who carjacked a motorist near the intersection of Behrman Highway and Garden Oaks Drive in Algiers. 

Around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, the victim told investigators that he was changing a flat tire on his 2007 Honda CRV. 

Moments later, a Dodge Charger drove up, and a passenger got out and offered assistance.

The victim said that after he refused the offer, the suspect pulled out a gun and demanded the victim's car.

The victim complied, and the suspect jumped into the driver's seat and drove off. The suspect's accomplice followed close behind in the Charger.  

The gunman is described as a black male with missing front teeth in his early 30s, with a medium build.

The accomplice was described as a black male between 30-40 years old, with a heavy build.

The victim's vehicle is a grey CRV with Louisiana license plate number X075883.

Anyone with information that can help solve this crime is asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.  

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