Gunman steals tickets from parking attendant in CBD

Gunman steals tickets from parking attendant in CBD

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A woman collecting tickets for a parking lot in the CBD was robbed of her toll booth tickets by an armed man Tuesday morning, according to an initial police report.

The 55-year-old victim was going back to her toll booth in the 300 block of LaSalle Street around 8:45 a.m. when she was approached from behind by the perpetrator.

The gunman ran up behind the woman and she fell down, dropping the toll booth tickets.

Police say the perpetrator pointed a gun at the victim, grabbed the tickets and ran away.

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   

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