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Police investigate two armed robberies in Orleans Parish

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New Orleans police are investigating two Tuesday armed robberies.

The first incident happened Tuesday afternoon around 3:30 at a barber shop in Mid-City.

A preliminary police report says it happened in the 2700 block of Orleans Avenue when a man entered the barber shop pulled out a gun. He ordered two men to get on the ground. He then told them to give him their money.

Officials say the suspect fled with the victim's money and keys.

The second incident occurred Tuesday night.

The NOPD says just before 10 p.m. a man riding a bicycle in the 9000 block of Marks Street stopped and pulled out a gun.

The suspect pointed the gun at a man's head and snatched money from his hand.

The suspect then fled. 

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