Teen punched before N.O. East carjacking in broad daylight, police say

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Police are investigating a carjacking Wednesday afternoon in New Orleans East.

It happened at the corner of Dwyer Road and Mayo Boulevard just before noon.

Police said a 17-year-old was driving in the area when two men and a woman came up to him. One person in the group reportedly punched the teen before telling him to get out of the vehicle. Police said the trio drove off down Dwyer Road.

Anyone with information about this carjacking is asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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