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NOPD investigates two armed robberies in New Orleans East

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

New Orleans police are investigating two Wednesday night armed robberies that happened within minutes of each other. 

A preliminary police report says the first incident happened at 11:11 p.m. in the 7000 block of  Huntington Park Drive.

Authorities say three suspects, described as black men, approached a man who got off a bus and demanded his belongings. They then walked up to another man robbing him at gunpoint.

The second robbery happened only 15 minutes later at the intersection of Downman Road and Dreux Avenue.

Two suspects, described as black males, walked up to the 28-year-old-victim.

One of the men pulled out a black handgun and demanded the victim's belongings, according to police. 

If you know anything about these incidents call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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