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Partially-blind man thwarts robbery by swinging his cane

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A partially blind man thwarted an attempted robbery Mid-City by swinging a cane at the potential robber.

The incident occurred just after 8 a.m. in the 3900 block of Iberville Street.

The victim, a 57-year-old man, was walking in the block when the would-be robber, described as a black man armed with a gun, got out of a car and demanded money.

The victim attempted to strike the perpetrator with his cane several times.

The perpetrator fled the location in an unknown direction.

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