NOPD seeks the public's help in finding armed robbery suspect

Published: Jun. 13, 2016 at 3:33 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police are seeking the public's help in finding an armed robbery suspect.

According to the NOPD, on June 6, 2016 around 9 p.m., the victim was visiting a friend in the 14000 block of Chef Menteur Highway when the suspect, Tuan Van Tran, 42, also known as "Cali" or "Kally," approached the victim from behind and pointed a gun at her.

The suspect hit the victim in the head with the weapon, causing her to lose consciousness.

He then took her purse and fled.

Tran is described as an Asian male, approximately 5' tall with slick black hair. He was last seen wearing a white short-sleeve shirt and jeans.

If you know the whereabouts of Tuan Van Tran or have information about this incident, please contact any Seventh District detective at 658-6070.

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