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Man caught on camera robbing Uptown cell phone store at gunpoint

Uptown cell phone store armed robbery (Source: NOPD) Uptown cell phone store armed robbery (Source: NOPD)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Police release surveillance video of a man pulling a gun from his waistband and robbing an Uptown cell phone store. 

The NOPD says the armed robbery happened just after 1 p.m. Thursday at Metro PCS in the 1700 block of Louisiana Avenue.  

Police say the man walked into the store, pulled out a gun, went behind the counter and then demanded money from the cashier. After the cashier gave the gunman what he wanted, he took off. 

Police say the man in the video appears to be wearing a black stocking cap over his face. 

If you have any information on this armed robbery, call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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