NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police have identified and are looking for a man in connection with a New Orleans East armed robbery.
NOPD is searching for Marcus McClaine, 19, for an armed robbery reported on November 3.
The victim told police that at approximately 6:30 p.m., he was walking in the 4600 block of Viola Street when he was approached by an unknown black male.
He was forced into the backseat of a red vehicle which then drove off.
The man, later identified as McClaine, pointed a dark-colored handgun at the victim and demanded his property.
The victim complied escaped from the vehicle after a brief struggle.
Anyone with information about this incident or the whereabouts of Marcus McClaine is asked to contact Detective Shonndell Fields or any Seventh District detective at 504-658-6070.