Police search for masked man who robbed Mid-City store at gunpoint

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Posted on December 29, 2012 at 12:05 PM

Updated Sunday, Dec 30 at 11:38 AM

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NEW ORLEANS - Detectives are searching for a man who walked into a cellular phone store on Thursday with a mask over his face and a handgun and who made off with several hundred dollars.

The incident occurred around 1 p.m. in the 3300 block of Bienville Street.

According to police, the masked man walked into the store and straight up to the register, pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded money. Cash was placed on the countertop and then the suspect pointed a gun at the only customer in the store and made him empty his pockets.

Police said the suspect left on foot with about $600-$700.

 

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