NOPD searching for suspect in connection with Exchange Pl. robbery

Source: NOPD
Source: NOPD
Updated: Jun. 7, 2018 at 4:49 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is asking for the public's help locating a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery near the French Quarter.

Police say the incident happened around 9:30 p.m. on June 3 in the 100 block of Exchange Place.

The victims told police that they were approached by an unknown black male with his hand in his waistband. The suspect implied that he had a gun and demanded the victims' purses. The victims complied and the suspect fled the scene on Exchange Pl. towards Canal Street.

Police believe the suspect may have been captured on surveillance video.

Anyone with any information about the robbery or the identity of the suspect, they are asked to contact NOPD Eighth District detectives at (504) 658-6080 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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