NEW ORLEANS - Police are looking for a man who robbed a woman at gunpoint in the parking lot of a CVS at the lakefront Wednesday afternoon.
According to the New Orleans Police Department, around 1:30 p.m., a 20-year-old woman had left the CVS in the 2500 block of Leon C. Simon Drive and was walking to her vehicle.A man who was sitting on a bicycle in the parking lot ran toward the woman after she had got inside her vehicle and locked the doors.
The man, according to police,began knocking on the window with a black handgun and demanded the woman open the door and give up her money. The victim gave up the money and the robber fled the area in a lakebound direction on Franklin Avenue.
The man isdescribed as an African-American male, dark complexion, 5-feet-8 to 5-feet-10, late teens to early 20s, with a slim build. He was wearing all black with white tennis shoes and a bright green and blue baseball cap.The bicycle was described as lime green in color.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.