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NOPD investigates two armed robberies, one arrested


New Orleans police are investigating two Monday armed robberies. An arrest was made in one of the incidents.

According to initial reports, the first incident occurred just after 5 a.m. in the 500 block Canal Street.

The arrested suspect, 33-year-old Yhanna Adams and another woman pulled a knife on the victim, a 53—year-old man, and robbed the victim of his property.

One woman fled the location while Adams was detained by hotel security staff.

The next incident occurred just after 12:30 p.m. in the 500 block of North Carrollton Avenue.

A suspect entered the CVS pharmacy location, pulled a weapon, and demanded money from the registers.

The suspect then fled with money taken from both registers inside of the business.

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