Suspect named in Algiers robbery, assault

Suspect named in Algiers robbery, assault

ALGIERS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans Police have identified a suspect in the robbery and assault of a woman in Algiers.

NOPD is looking for Ernest Cloud, 22, in connection with an assault and robbery that happened on November 23.

The victim told police that Cloud chased her to a store in the 1900 block of Newton Street and used his vehicle to block her vehicle from leaving the scene, causing damage to her vehicle.

Cloud then got out of his vehicle and an argument started.

As the victim called the police, she said Cloud snatched the phone from her hands and threatened to kill her.

He then fled the scene.

An arrest warrant has been issued for Cloud for simple robbery, assault, and criminal damage to property.

Anyone with information about this incident or knows the whereabouts of Cloud is asked to contact Detective Michael Guasco or any Fourth District detective at 658-6040.

Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.

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