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Police ask for public's help in identifying robbery suspect

NOPD seeks armed robber after incident on Alcee Fortier Blvd. (source: New Orleans Police Dept.) NOPD seeks armed robber after incident on Alcee Fortier Blvd. (source: New Orleans Police Dept.)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

An unidentified male is suspected of robbing a victim in front of Ly's Supermarket in the 4700 block of Alcee Fortier Boulevard on October 15, 2016. The NOPD is seeking help from the public in identifying and locating this individual.
 
At about 10:30 p.m., the subject allegedly lifted his shirt to show the victim a firearm and then demanded the victim give up the keys to the victim's vehicle. The suspect then struck the victim several times to the body with his fists and then fled in the victim's vehicle.
 
The suspect is believed to reside in a nearby apartment complex and frequents the area of the supermarket. Police consider the suspect armed and dangerous.
 
Anyone with information regarding this individual or the armed robbery incident is asked to contact Seventh District detectives at 504-658-6070. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

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