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Men armed with AK-47 carjack couple driving Mercedes

(Source: RNN) (Source: RNN)

Two males, one armed with an AK-47, carjacked a couple in eastern New Orleans early Thursday morning, according to the NOPD.

The incident happened in the 4900 block of Donna Dr. around 2:40 a.m.

A 35-year-old man and 42-year-old woman were sitting in a 2003 white Mercedes Jeep M35 when they were approached by the perpetrators.

The gunman knocked on the vehicle's window with the AK-47 and demanded the victims get out.

The woman was instructed to leave her purse. The man gave one of the perpetrators his bank card with the pin number. The two perpetrators fled in the Mercedes.

If you know anything about this incident, call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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