NOPD investigates armed robbery near Saenger Theatre

Published: Mar. 18, 2016 at 12:45 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans Police are investigating a Thursday night armed robbery that happened about a block from the Saenger.

The incident occurred around 11:15p.m. in the 1000 block of Basin Street.

The victim, a 38-year-old woman, was walking to her car that was parked in a public parking lot.

She heard someone behind her and turned around to see a suspect, described as a black male, running toward her.

She threw all her possessions to the ground but the suspect ran to victim's vehicle and drove out of the parking lot.

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