Napping man robbed on his own porch

Napping man robbed on his own porch

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A man napping on his porch was pistol-whipped and robbed Thursday afternoon.

According to initial New Orleans Police Department reports, the robbery happened just after 2:45 p.m. in the 1500 block of South White Street.

The victim, a 59-year-old man, was sleeping on his porch when he was approached by a suspect described as a black man wearing a mask.

The suspect demanded money but the victim said he had none to give.

The suspect then pulled a gun, struck the victim several times, and fled with his cash.

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