NOPD seeking suspect in armed carjacking


NEW ORLEANS, La (BRPROUD)- New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) seeks assistance in identifying the suspect of an armed carjacking that occurred on the 1400 block of Bourbon Street at 2:54 p.m. Mon. Nov. 8, 2021.

The vehicle was later recovered. No injuries were reported.

Authorities said the victims of the carjacking was unloading groceries from their vehicle when they were approached by an unknown Black male, who demanded the victims vehicle at gunpoint and fled the scene in a white Mercedes Benz SUV.

According to the dash camera images, the suspect is described as young African American male wearing a black hoodie and a medical face mask.

Anyone with any information on this incident, contact NOPD Eight District detectives at 504-658-6080.

This is a developing story.

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