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.