Armed gunman robs Wagner's in St. Claude neighborhood

Brazen, determined armed robber targets St. Claude Avenue business

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police are investigating an armed robbery at a Wagner's in the St. Claude neighborhood.

According to initial NOPD reports, the incident occurred at 3:40 a.m. in the 3200 block of St. Claude Avenue.

A store clerk 36, was approached by a man who attempted to sell him baby formula. The clerk refused and the man left the store.

But the suspect, described as black male, returned to the store.

After the clerk helped a customer, the suspect attempted to break into the cash register but was unable to do so.

He then pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded money.

The clerk complied and the suspect fled with cash.

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