Two sought in Tulane Ave. gas station armed robbery

Two sought in Tulane Ave. gas station armed robbery

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at a gas station on Tulane Avenue.

According to the report, the victim, an employee of the gas station, told police that at around 10:35 p.m. two unknown men entered the store, one who had a handgun.

The victim told police the armed suspect pointed the gun at her and instructed her to open the cash register drawer.

Police say the victim complied, and the men took the cash drawer and its contents, as well as a pack of cigarettes.

The report says the suspects fled the scene in a dark-colored pickup truck down Jefferson Davis Parkway toward Canal Street.

The first suspect was described as a dark brown complexioned black male standing about 5'9" with a thin build, wearing a gray skull cap over his face with the eyes cut out. He was dressed in all dark clothing, according to the report.

The second suspect was described as a dark brown complexioned black male standing about 5'10" and weighing between 150-180 pounds with a medium build, dressed in all dark clothing with a black and white bandana covering the lower half of his face.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact First District detectives at 504-658-6010.