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NOPD investigating two armed robberies

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New Orleans police are investigating two Sunday night armed robberies.

The first armed robbery happened on the edge of the French Quarter, according to initial reports.

A suspect, described as a black man, held up two women and a man at gunpoint at the corner of St. Philip Street and North Rampart Street at 8:23 p.m. Sunday night.

The suspect fled with the victims' belongings.

In the next incident, a drug store was robbed in the Warehouse District.

Police say a suspect, described as a black male, robbed the CVS Pharmacy in the 900 block of Girod Street at 11:13 p.m.

The suspect pulled out a gun, took an employee to the register and demanded money.

The cashier complied and the suspect ran off with the cash.

If you have any information about these incidents, call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111

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