Car stolen during Riverbend home invasion

Published: Jun. 23, 2017 at 2:28 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 23, 2017 at 5:56 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A car was stolen after a Thursday afternoon armed home invasion in the Riverbend neighborhood.

An armed person forced the victim inside his home just before noon in the 900 block of Dublin Street.

The victim, a 25-year-old man, forced to the floor and ordered to give up his wallet.

The man gave up is wallet but inadvertently dropped his keys.

The armed person grabbed the keys and fled the scene in the victim's vehicle.

The car was later found crashed.

A postal carrier happened upon the crash and helped the driver out of the vehicle.

The driver then fled the scene of the crash.

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