SUSPECTS SOUGHT IN SPAIN STREET ARMED ROBBERY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
05/17/2015
SUSPECTS SOUGHT IN SPAIN STREET ARMED ROBBERY
NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating two unknown male suspects wanted in connection with an Armed Robbery that occurred on May 7, 2015, in the 900 block of Spain Street.

At approximately 12:15 a.m., the 40-year-old male victim was walking when two suspects stopped him and ordered him to the ground. After the victim complied, he felt a gun being placed to the back of his head while the suspects demanded his property. Upon the victim handing over his property, the suspects fled in an unknown direction.

Suspect #1 was described as a black male, medium build, dark complexion, approximately 17 to 25 years of age, and approximately 6’ tall. He was wearing dark clothing with a gray knit cap.

Suspect #2 was described as a black male, thin build, approximately 17 to 25 years of age, and approximately 6’ tall.

One of the suspects was captured on surveillance video and can be seen through the link below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UB8jkr8gnA

The Eighth District Detective Unit is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at 658-6080.

Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org

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Officer Hilal B. Williams

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