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St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office searching for persons of interest in connection with armed robbery in Chalmette

Shortly before 9 p.m. on Sept. 7, Sheriff Pohlmann said, deputies received a call for service...
Shortly before 9 p.m. on Sept. 7, Sheriff Pohlmann said, deputies received a call for service from two male victims who said they were robbed at gunpoint in the parking lot of a business in the 9000 block of West Judge Perez Drive.(St. Bernard Parish)
Published: Sep. 13, 2021 at 7:47 PM CDT
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ST. BERNARD PARISH, La. (WVUE) - The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance from the public in locating and identifying two persons of interest who may have been involved in an armed robbery that occurred on Tuesday, Sept. 7 in Chalmette, Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

Shortly before 9 p.m. on Sept. 7, Sheriff Pohlmann said, deputies received a call for service from two male victims who said they were robbed at gunpoint in the parking lot of a business in the 9000 block of West Judge Perez Drive.

When deputies arrived on the scene, they were met by the two victims who said three black males in an older model, dark-colored Chevrolet Suburban parked next to them, exited the vehicle, brandished weapons and demanded their belongings.

The suspects then fled the scene in an unknown direction.

During the altercation, one of the male victims, a 16-year-old, was struck with a firearm and suffered a laceration to the head. Sheriff Pohlmann said no one else was injured in the incident.

Anyone with information regarding the identities of these two persons of interest, their whereabouts or further information regarding this incident is asked to call the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office at (504) 271-2501, the Criminal Investigations Bureau’s tip hotline at (504) 271-TIPS or 8477, or Crimestoppers GNO at (504) 822-1111. Callers to the CIB tip hotline or Crimestoppers can remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash award from Crimestoppers.

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