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RobertMorris / UptownMessenger.com

NEWORLEANS - Three students were victims of armed robbery in two incidents about 10 minutes apart on Hampson and Burthe streets in the Riverbend area of Carrollton, authorities said.

The incidents occurred just after midnight Saturday.

In the first incident, two students walked past the suspect, and when they neared the rear of their home, the suspect pulled a semi-automatic pistol on them and demanded their possessions. A second armed robbery in the same area was reported about 10 minutes later.

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