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Report: Instagram meet up leads to armed robbery

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A meet up arranged through a popular social media app turned into an armed robbery Saturday morning.

According to a preliminary report from NOPD, an unknown suspect robbed a 19-year-old woman after she arranged to meet on Instagram.

Police say the victim was waiting for someone she met through Instagram in the 6100 block of Erin Drive around 1:44 a.m. when the unknown robber  approached her.

The robber pulled out a hand gun and demanded the woman's property. She complied and the robbery fled with $300 in cash and a prepaid cell phone.

Anyone with information on this robbery is asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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