NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department says a man was robbed after a fight with a woman in Treme Friday morning.
According to the 55-year-old victim, he met with an unknown female near the intersection of North Roman Street and Orleans Avenue just before Noon. The two then located to the 1900 block of St. Ann Street. As the victim was leaving the location, the suspect offered to walk him outside. Once outside, the suspect struck the victim in the eye and a struggle ensued. During the struggle, the victim’s wallet fell out of his pocket onto the ground. The suspect picked up the victim’s cash and fled the location.
The victim was taken to University Medical Center by EMS to be treated for injuries he received during the struggle.
Police have not released a description of the suspect.
If anyone has any information about the incident, they are asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.