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Overnight Crime Report: Three Armed Robberies, Rape, Simple Robbery, Unclassified Death

The New Orleans Police Department saw six crimes hit the city on Thursday (7.20). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to three armed robberies, a rape, a simple robbery, and an unclassified death. 


At 10:24AM, a known female was sexually assaulted by a known male on the 7100 block of Crowder Blvd. 


A 54-year-old man was found unresponsive inside a bedroom of a residence on the 13200 block of Saint Helena Pl. at 10:40AM. He was pronounced on scene. 


At 10:26PM, a 20-year-old woman was approached from behind by two unknown men on the 1400 block of Mandeville St. One subject was armed, and pulled out a gun to demand her purse. She complied and both perps fled southbound on Mandeville. 


A 78-year-old woman was approached from behind by a perp as she as entering her home on the 800 block of Ursulines Ave. at 1:10AM. The perp demanded her purse, and she complied. The perp fled on foot down Ursulines toward Bourbon St. 


At 2:31AM, a 66-year-old man was approached by three unknown men on the 500 block of Burgundy St. One of the perps pulled out a gun and demanded the victim’s money. The man complied, and the three men fled in an unknown direction. 


At 3:19AM, an unknown man approached a Rally’s drive-thru on the 4400 block of Chef Menteur. He got out of his car, walked up to the drive-thru window, pulled a gun on the cashier and demanded the employee hand over all of the money. The Rally’s cashier complied, and the perp fled in an unknown direction. 


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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