Man robbed at gunpoint on Madrid Street

Published: Sep. 29, 2016 at 1:30 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A man returning home was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon, according to initial police reports.

The robbery occurred just before 4:30 p.m. in the 2600 block of Madrid Street.

The 26-year-old man was getting out of his car when he noticed a gold Nissan pull up.

The driver got out the Nissan and pointed the gun at the victim.

The victim dropped his backpack and ran. The suspect then grabbed the backpack, got back into the Nissan and fled the scene.

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