|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
|NOPD ARRESTS MAN MINUTES AFTER HE ROBBED AND STABBED A WOMAN ON ELYSIAN FIELDS AVENUE
NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD has arrested 26-year-old Armond Hall in connection with an armed robbery and stabbing incident that occurred on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in the 1300 block of Elysian Fields Avenue.
Around 11:00 p.m., a 31-year-old woman was walking in the block when Hall approached her holding a razor. Hall grabbed the victim’s arm and took her purse and removed the contents. During the process of Hall grabbing the victim’s arm, she sustained a laceration. Hall fled the area on foot.
The victim relocated to the Walgreens located in the 1000 block of Elysian Fields Avenue and called for the police. Officers arrived and met with the victim. During the interview, the victim gave the officers an in depth description of Hall. During the course of the investigation, officers located Hall hiding underneath a home in the 2000 block of Pauger Street. Hall was apprehended without any further incident.
The victim arrived on the scene and positively Hall as the suspect who had robbed her. Hall was later booked into Central Lock-up and charged with one count of Armed Robbery and one count of Aggravated Battery.
The Fifth District Investigative Unit is in charge of the investigation.
Officer Frank B. Robertson,III