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Overnight Crime Report: Rape, Armed Robbery, Car Jacking, Simple Robbery

The New Orleans Police Department saw four crimes hit the city on Tuesday (8.8). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to a rape, an armed robbery, a car jacking, a simple robbery. 


At 12:23PM, a known woman was sexually assaulted by a known male on the 13000 block of Willowbrook Dr. 


At the intersection of St. Claude and Reynes, a 26-year-old man was stopped on his bike at 9:46PM. He was approached by four unknown armed men who demanded his backpack, phone, and bike. The victim handed over his backpack, and the group fled. 


At 10:03PM, a 77-year-old man was getting out of his car on the 2300 block of Royal St. when an unknown man approached. The subject put an unknown object to his side and demanded his car keys. The man complied and the perp fled in his car. 


A 56-year-old man was walking on the 800 block of St. Louis St. at 11:44PM when an unknown man attempted to give him a hug. A struggle ensued and the victim was struck in the face several times, before the perp fled with his wallet. 


Readers with information that can help solve a 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


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