Suspect sought in Claiborne Ave. Subway armed robbery

Suspect sought in Claiborne Ave. Subway armed robbery

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police are looking for the public's help finding a suspect in a Wednesday armed robbery.

The incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. at the Subway restaurant in the 2700 block of South Claiborne Avenue.

The suspect, described as a black man, entered the restaurant and placed an order. Instead of paying for his food, he pulled a black semi-automatic firearm from his pocket and demanded the cash from the register. The cashier complied and the man fled.

The perpetrator is described as being a heavyset black male, possibly with facial hair on his chin. He was wearing blue jeans, black shoes, a khaki button-up shirt and a red and white bucket hat.

Anyone with information about this incident or knows the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Detective Sasha Skipper or any Sixth District detective at 658-6160.

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