NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans Police Department arrested 3 people in connection with an armed robbery and aggravated kidnapping incident that happened on the 5900 block of Boeing Street.
The incident happened around 1 a.m. on Monday, July 2, where the victim was standing outside his vehicle when he was approached by a black male. Shortly after, 4 to 5 other black males reportedly appeared with their weapons drawn. The subjects then forced the victim inside his vehicle and drove him to Slidell, Louisiana, where he escaped.
The subjects then allegedly fled the scene in the victim's 2010 black Mustang.
As the investigation continued, detectives were able to develop Christopher Jacobs,18, Payton Jacobs,19, and Chante Simmons, 20, as perpetrators and obtained warrants for their arrest
The three were located at a residence in the 4100 block of Rye Street in Metairie, LA on July 18 and arrested. Both Payton Jacobs and Christopher Jacobs were arrested for armed robbery with a firearm and aggravated kidnapping. Chante Simmons was arrested for armed robbery with a firearm and principle to aggravated kidnapping.
A search warrant was also obtained and executed at the location of the arrest where detectives found an NOPD-issued taser.
The three suspects are currently awaiting transfer from Jefferson Parish to the Orleans Parish Justice Center for booking.
Investigation into the incident remains ongoing. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Seventh District detectives at 504-658-6070.