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Armed suspect sought in auto parts theft

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New Orleans police are looking for a suspect who took swiped merchandise from a Central City business.

The theft occurred just after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Advanced Auto Parts in the 2600 block of South Claiborne Avenue.

The suspect, described as a black man, entered the business and took a few items off the shelf.

When the manager approached the suspect, he raised his shirt displaying a weapon.

He then fled the store.

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