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Taxi driver robbed in St. Claude neighborhood

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A taxi driver was robbed at gunpoint after picking up an unknown man from the French Quarter.

According to a preliminary report from NOPD, the taxi driver picked up a black male in his 50's at the corner of Bourbon and St. Peter around 9:32 p.m. and took him to the 1400 block of Desire Street. When they arrived at their destination, the passenger implied he had a weapon and demanded the driver's money.

The driver complied, according to NOPD, and the robber took the keys out of the ignition and broke the radio before fleeing.

No further information is currently available. Fox 8 will continue to update this story as it develops.

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