NOPD investigating armed robbery in New Orleans East

Published: Apr. 6, 2016 at 3:26 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 7, 2016 at 9:30 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police are investigating an early morning armed robbery in New Orleans East.

The incident occurred just after 1 a.m. in the 4800 block Crowder Blvd.

The victim, a 29-year-old man, was approached by two suspects, described as armed black males.

The victim told police the searched him and his car and then stole $300 in cash, an iPhone 6 and a .22 caliber weapon.

After taking the items, the thieves fled the scene.

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