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Restaurant robbed as owner tallied receipts

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A restaurant owner was counting his receipts Monday night when an armed man came in and stole the day’s earnings.

According to initial New Orleans police reports, the robbery happened just before 9:30 p.m. in the 8900 block of Earhart Boulevard.

The 40-year-old owner of the Red Star Chinese restaurant was counting money behind the counter when a suspect, described as an armed black man, entered the restaurant and demanded cash from the register.

The victim complied, giving the suspect $300 in cash. The suspect then fled the building.

The suspect was described as wearing a black hat, gray hoodie, black jeans and black gloves.

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