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NOPD: Pedicab driver shot at while attempting to chase robber

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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating the robbery of a pedicab driver in Treme Saturday morning.

Police say the robbery happened around 1 a.m. near the intersection of North Johnson Street and Esplanade Avenue.

According to the victim, she was riding her pedicab bicycle in the area when she was approached by an unknown black male. The suspect then grabbed the victim’s fanny pack and fled.

The victim says she began chasing the suspect. The suspect allegedly pulled out a handgun and fired one shot in the victim’s direction and fled in an unknown direction.

If anyone has any information about this robbery, they are asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111. 

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