NOPD searches for person of interest in Milan neighborhood armed robbery

NOPD searches for person of interest in Milan neighborhood armed robbery

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans police are asking for the public's help to find a man they say may have critical information about an armed robbery in the Milan neighborhood.

According to police, the incident took place on December 22 at around 7:30 p.m., near the intersection of General Taylor and Dryades streets.

Police say two armed black men pointed a gun at three men, and demanded the victims' property.

The victims complied, and police say the armed robbers ran off, and possibly jumped into a nearby sedan.

So far, police have not released a description of the sedan.

Police say the man pictured is not a suspect at this time. Detectives want to speak to him regarding the investigation.

The Sixth District investigative Unit is in charge of the on-going investigation  and can be contacted at 504-658-6060. 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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