Police searching for stolen truck in Mid City carjacking

Police are searching for an armed man who allegedly stole a truck in Mid City Thursday.

According to NOPD, the victim told police that he parked his truck in front of his house in the 300 block of South Olympia Street around 8:30 p.m. when he was approached by an unknown black male wearing all black clothing.

The unknown man pulled out a semi-automatic firearm and demanded the victim's keys. He complied and the armed man drove away in the victim's truck.

Police are now searching for the stolen truck, identified as a black 2014 Dodge Ram Outdoorsman Edition with a Louisiana license plate bearing the number Y150497.

Anyone with information on this carjacking is asked to call NOPD Third District detectives at 504-6586030 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111.

(© 2016 WWL)


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