NOPD investigating Thursday Uptown armed robbery

NOPD investigating Thursday Uptown armed robbery

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police are investigating a Thursday night Uptown armed robbery near Tulane University, according to initial reports.

The incident occurred at just before 5 p.m. near the intersection of Freret and Cherokee Streets.

The victims, two women, ages 18 and 19, were walking in the area when a suspect, described as a black man,  approached from the front demanding their property.

Victims complied and suspect fled with their belongings.

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