Man wanted for attempted carjacking

Man wanted for attempted carjacking

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police are asking for the public's help in finding a man wanted for an attempted carjacking.

Investigators say it happened Monday morning near the intersection of Louisa Street and Almonaster Avenue.

The victim said he was stopped at a traffic light when a man walked up to the driver's side door and pointed a gun at him. That's when the victim said he grabbed the barrel of the pistol and fought briefly with the man.

Police say the gunman fled on foot. He's described to be in his 20s, weighing approximately 150 pounds. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with an unknown design on the front.

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