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NOPD: New Orleans East Auto Zone robbed at gunpoint

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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at an Auto Zone in New Orleans East.

Police say the robbery happened around 9:20 p.m. in the 9300 block of Chef Menteur Highway.

According to investigators, the store manager and an employee were walking out of the store when they were approached by two unknown black males who pulled out weapons and forced them back into the store. The suspects took $600 from the store’s safe and cash from the employee’s wallet before fleeing the scene.

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

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