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NOPD: robber placed gun to victim's throat

Surveillance image of suspect in armed robbery investigation (Source: New Orleans Police Dept.) Surveillance image of suspect in armed robbery investigation (Source: New Orleans Police Dept.)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

The New Orleans Police Department released new surveillance video of a man accused of robbing another man in the St. Claude neighborhood.

Detectives said the victim was sitting on the steps of an Urquhart Street home early in the morning on July 27 when a stranger walking down the street approached him and asked for a cigarette. When the victim said "no," the man allegedly placed a gun to his throat and stole his wallet.

Crimestoppers offers a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information that can help police solve local crimes. You can leave an anonymous tip by calling 822-1111. 

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