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.