NOPD investigating two early morning armed robberies

NOPD investigating two early morning armed robberies

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police are investigating two early Friday morning armed robberies.

The first incident occurred at 2:49 a.m. in the 1800 block of North Rampart Street.

Two victims, a 56-year-old man and a 59-year-old woman, were approached by two suspects, described as  armed black males.

The suspects demanded their money and property. The victims complied and the thieves fled with cash, an iPhone and a purse.

The second incident occurred at 5:16 a.m. in the 900 block of Bourbon Street.

The victim, a 46-year-old man, was approached from the side by a suspect, described as a black male, who pointed a gun to his head.

The suspect reached into the victim's front and back pockets taking his wallet and iPhone.

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