Police release photo of Tulane armed robbery suspect
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The NOPD is asking for the public's help in identifying and locating a suspect who is wanted for an armed robbery on Tulane's campus. An up to $10,000 Crimestoppers reward has been posted by Tulane University with Crimestoppers for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the suspect.
The incident took place Oct. 10 inside the Lavin-Bernick Student Center on in the 7000 block of Freret Street.
At about 4 p.m., the victims were studying when the suspect approached and brandished a weapon. He then ordered the victims to withdraw cash from a nearby ATM. The suspect then fled on foot.
He is described as a white or Hispanic male, 20 to 22 years old, approximately 6' tall and 150 pounds. The suspect was wearing dark-colored clothing with a dark-colored ski style cap that covered his ears. He had facial hair on his chin and possibly curly hair under his cap.
Second District Detectives are investigating the incident and can be contacted at 658-6020.
Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org
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