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NOPD special unit takes armed robbery suspect into custody

Darnell Benjamin, 22 (Source:NOPD) Darnell Benjamin, 22 (Source:NOPD)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A special unit of the New Orleans police department takes a man into custody after armed robbery. 

The Violent Offenders Warrant Squad arrested Darnell Benjamin, 22 on Tuesday. 

Authorities report Benjamin allegedly held a victim at gunpoint and stole the person’s 2013 Honda TRX. 

He led police on short chase before officers lost the suspect in traffic on Chef Menteur Highway. 

The incident happened on Dwyer Road and I-510 on April 11. 

Benjamin remains in police custody.

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