NOPD arrests man wanted for French Quarter robbery

NOPD arrests man wanted for French Quarter robbery

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police arrested a man wanted for a robbery in a busy section of the French Quarter.

Joshua Acosta, 21, surrendered to officers at the NOPD Eight District Station Monday evening.

He was wanted for the robbery that happened about 5:05 a.m. July 29, at the intersection of St. Peter and Decatur streets.

The victim told police that the suspect, allegedly told the victim he would lead the victim back to the victim's hotel. That is when the victim says the robber hit him in the back of the head and took his property.

Police say that Acosta was booked with one count of simple robbery.

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