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Loyola student robbed at gunpoint near campus

The incident happened around 9:30 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of Freret and Joseph streets (source: Google Maps) The incident happened around 9:30 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of Freret and Joseph streets (source: Google Maps)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A Loyola student was robbed at gunpoint Sunday night near campus.

The incident happened around 9:30 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of Freret and Joseph streets.

A woman was approached by an unknown man who demanded her purse, according to a crime alert from the Tulane University Police Department. The suspect then demanded the victim to turn away from him as he fled the scene on a motorcycle.

Police have described the suspect as a clean-shaven black man with a thin build and short hair. He is approximately 5’8” to 5’10” and was last seen wearing dark pants and shirt.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111. 

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