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Couple robbed of cash, jewelry in the Seventh Ward

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A couple was robbed of their money and jewelry Sunday by an armed man in the Seventh Ward.

The robbery happened just before 10:15 p.m. near the intersection of Pauger and North Derbigny streets.

The victims, a 26-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman, were getting into their car when they were approached by a suspect described as a black man armed with a silver semi-automatic handgun.

The suspect pointed the gun at the victims and demanded their jewelry, watches, and the man’s wallet.

The victims complied and the suspect got into a parked vehicle and fled lakebound on Pauger Street.

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