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NEW ORLEANS - The NOPD is trying to find a suspect in connection with an armed robbery Thursday at the Family Dollar on General Meyer Avenue.

Around 9:45 p.m., the man walked into the store armed with a handgun and walked behind the cashier counter, police said, taking an undisclosed amount of cash from the registers.

The robber fled the store on foot towards Huntlee Drive.

Police describe the robber as6-feet, thin to medium build, wearing dark clothing, masked with a black hooded sweatshirt covering his head, and wearing gloves.

The incident was captured on surveillance video.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.
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