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Eight people robbed at gunpoint in New Orleans East

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Eight people were robbed gunpoint just after 9:30 p.m. Tuesday night in New Orleans East.

The victims told police that they were outside of a home in the area when a dark-colored vehicle pulled up.

Two suspects, described as black men, got out of the vehicle and pointed semiautomatic handguns with extended magazines at the group.

The pair then proceeded to take money and cell phones from all victims. They then got back into the vehicle and drove away.

There were no reports of any shots fired or any injuries.

The victims told police the vehicle might be a Kia.

They also described the suspects as follows:

  • Suspect 1: Black male, standing five-feet-10-inches tall, wearing a black jacket with white designs and a hood, a black bandana with white designs and black shoes.
  • Suspect 2: Black male, standing five-feet-10-inches tall, wearing a black jacket with a black baseball cap and black shoes. 

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