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Marta Jewson / Mid-City Messenger

NEWORLEANS-- First district police have seen a 42 percent increase in armed robberies compared to this time last year, according to Otha Sandifer, the first district commander.

Sandifer told first district residents his officers are working hard to combat the uptick in robberies at a community meeting Tuesday night.

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