NOPD searching for New Orleans East car thief

NOPD searching for New Orleans East car thief

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police are looking for a man who stole a car at gunpoint late Sunday night.

The incident occurred at 9:20 p.m. at the intersection of Acadiana Place and Willowbrook Drive in New Orleans East.

The victim, a 29-year-old woman, was stopped at the intersection when the perpetrator approached the vehicle on foot.

He brandished a gun and demanded the car. The victim complied.

The perpetrator fled in the vehicle.

No further description of the suspect was available.

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