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.