Man punched in face, robbed on Chartres

Man punched in face, robbed on Chartres

Credit: NOPD

Sketch of suspect

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Posted on April 19, 2014 at 7:25 PM

NEW ORLEANS - Police are looking for a man they say punched another man in the face and stole his cell phone before jumping into a car with three other people and speeding off.

The incident occurred in the 1200 block of Chartres Street Saturday.

According to police, the victim was walking when an unknown man crossed the street and punched him in the face causing him to fall. The suspect then attempted to steal the man's wallet from his back pocket.

The victim began to scream for help and several people came to his aid. The suspect then grabbed the victim's cell phone and jumped into a dark-colored sedan with three other people inside.

The victim helped detectives come up with a sketch of the suspect.

 

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