According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the New Orleans Police Department responded to four armed robberies in the city on Friday (9.1).
At the intersection of Girod St. and Poydras St., a 28-year-old man was walking to the bus station at 7:52AM when an unknown man approached and demanded his belongings. He complied.
At 11:38AM, a 23-year-old female was sitting on the porch of a residence on the 8700 block of Green St. when she was approached by an unknown woman who ran on the porch. The subject started a physical altercation with her, at which time a friend of the subject pulled out a kitchen knife before grabbing the victim’s purse. The two perps fled.
A 64-year-old man was walking up to his residence on the 3400 block of St. Anthony St. at 10:52PM when an unknown man on a bicycle approached, demanding his money. The man said he did not have any, at which time the subject produced a handgun and ordered the man to empty his pockets. The man emptied his pockets. The perp saw he had nothing, so then fled down Gentilly and then unknown.
On the 6200 block of Morrison Rd., a 24-year-old man was approached from behind by four armed men at 11:30PM. The perps demanded his wallet, cell phone, and bag of food. He complied, and the group fled eastbound down Morrison and then unknown.
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