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New Orleans police investigate two armed robberies

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

New Orleans police are investigating two armed robberies inside the city, according to initial reports.

Police say the first armed robbery took place around 8:00 p.m. Friday morning, in the 8500 block of Huntington Park Drive. The initial reports show, a man armed with a gun walked up to the 22-year-old victim and demanded the keys to the victim's vehicle. Police say the victim complied, and the man took off.

The second armed robbery took place at 12:45 a.m. Friday morning, at the Magnolia Discount located in the 3400 block of S. Carrollton Avenue, according to initial reports. Police say a black man entered the business armed with a gun and demanded money from both registers. Initial reports show, the cashier complied, and the man took off.

Police did not give a description of the attackers.

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 www.crimestoppersgno.org.   

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