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NOPD investigating five Monday armed robberies

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

New Orleans police are investigating five Monday armed robberies, according to initial reports.

The first robbery happened just after 6 a.m.in the 100 block of Port of New Orleans Place.

The victim, a 26-year-old man, was approached from behind by a suspect described as an armed black man.

The suspect demanded the victim withdraw money from an ATM.  The victim complied and the suspect fled with $300 from the victim’s account.

The next incident occurred around 8:20 a.m. in the 1600 block of Newton Street in Algiers.

An employee of  Cash America Pawn was approached outside the business by a suspect described as a black man.

The suspect implied a weapon and walked the employee inside of the business. Once inside the suspect demanded money from the register.

The employee complied and the suspect fled the scene in a vehicle.

The next incident happened just before 2 p.m. near the intersection of Third and Constance streets.

The victim, a 44-year-old man, was approached by a suspect described as a black man wearing all black clothing.

The suspect pointed a gun at the victim and went into his pockets and took his cash.

Later, just after 7:30 p.m. in the 7800 block of Shamrock, a man was forced to remove his clothing by a man armed with an AK47.

The victim, a 31-year-old man, went to retrieve his lost phone from a subject by the name of “Dave”.

The suspect asked the victim to give him something for the phone and he stated he did not have anything.

Another man, armed with an AK47 approached the victim and made him take off his clothes.

The suspect then took his belongings and fled.

The last reported incident happened just after 1:30 a.m. in the 2500 block of Robert E. Lee Boulevard.

The victim, a 31-year-old woman, was getting out of her car when she was approached by a suspect, described as a black man armed with a handgun.

The subject demanded the victim’s money and car keys.

The victim complied and the subject drove off in her black Mazda.

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