Two men robbed at gunpoint Thursday night in New Orleans

Two men robbed at gunpoint Thursday night in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department reports two Thursday night armed robberies.

The first incident reported by police happened around 7:43 p.m. in the 6600 block of Virgillian Street.

The victim, a 36-year-old man, was getting in his car when he was approached by the suspect, described as a black male armed with a gun.

The suspect demanded the man's car keys.

The victim complied and the suspect fled in the man's car.

The second incident occurred around 9:20 p.m. in the 8200 block of Apple Street.

The victim, a 40-year-old male,  was returning home from a nearby store when he was approached by the suspect, who was described as a black male.

The suspect pulled out a gun and demanded the man's money.  The suspect fled the scene after he was given the money.

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