NOPD: Masked men rob store with extended magazine gun

NOPD: Masked men rob store with extended magazine gun
The subject at left pointed a silver handgun with an extended magazine at the store clerk and demanded money from the register. The subject pictured at right reportedly stood watch by the door. (Source: NOPD)

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - New Orleans Police say two suspects robbed a Mid-City convenience store early Thursday morning.

The robbery happened around 5:45 a.m. in the 3300 block of Orleans Avenue.

According to police, the suspects walked into the Ideal Discount Market with one of them stopping at the door. The second suspect approached the cashier, pointed a gun at him and demanded money.

The victim complied and the two suspects fled the store on foot towards St. Peter Street.

Police have not released a description of the suspects.

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

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