NOPD: Man and woman robbed at gunpoint in City Park

NOPD: Man and woman robbed at gunpoint in City Park

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department says two people were robbed at gunpoint while sitting in City Park early Saturday morning.

The incident happened just before 1 a.m. in the 900 block of City Park Avenue.

According to the victims, they were sitting on a park bench when they were approached by two unknown black males who demanded their property. When the male replied that he didn't have anything, one of the men put a gun to the female victim's back and demanded the male's cell phone. He complied and the suspects fled the scene.

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

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