18-year-old man arrested for string of armed robberies

18-year-old man arrested for string of armed robberies

18-year-old man arrested for string of armed robberies

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Posted on July 7, 2014 at 8:03 PM

Updated Monday, Jul 7 at 8:03 PM

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NEW ORLEANS -- The New Orleans Police Department has arrested a man in connection with a string of armed robberies over the last month.

Police said surveillance video caught 18-year-old Henry Petite and two other men attacking two people at the intersection of Royal and Marigny streets June 29 at about 2:30 a.m. Police did not release any details concerning the other suspects.

Detectives also identified Petite in two other robberies on June 24 and July 2.

The June 24 robbery happened in the 1400 block of Chartres Street at about 9:55 p.m., and the July 2 robbery happened in the 1900 block of Constance Street.

Petite faces two armed robbery charges and one simple robbery charge.

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