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RTA operator robbed at gunpoint, NOPD reports say

(Source: RNN) (Source: RNN)

New Orleans police are investigating the Wednesday night armed robbery of a New Orleans Regional Transit Authority operator, according to initial reports.

The incident occurred around 9:20 p.m. near the intersection of Rousseau and St. Andrew streets.

The victim, a 29-year-old man, a RTA operator, was giving the suspect change. When the operator bent down the suspect snatched the victims’ backpack and fled.

The victim gave chase and the suspect produced a gun and pointed it at the victim.

The victim stopped and the subject fled.

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