NEW ORLEANS, LA. Two men jumped out of a car, kidnapped a woman and brought her to a wooded area where they raped her before letting her go in the 2600 block of Augusta Street in Kenner early Sunday, according to police.
The incident began just after 3 a.m. in the 700 block of North Villere.
According to police, the 19-year-old victim was walking when a gray Ford Focus pulled up and the men got out of the car, placed a towel over her head and forced her into the car. Once inside, police said the men pointed a gun at her and told her they would shoot her if she screamed.
Police said the suspects drove along I-10 West before exiting and driving into a wooded area where they attacked her. She was released just before 8 a.m. and she flagged down a passerby who notified police.
Police described the suspects as:
Subject #1, the passenger, is described as an African-American male, brown complexion, late teens to early 20's, approximately 5'7' in height, approximately 170 pounds, thin build, having a thin mustache, and a short faded haircut. He was armed with a black semi-automatic handgun and last seen wearing a blue button down shirt with dark colored shorts.
Subject #2, the driver, is described as an African-American male, brown complexion, approximately 6'0' in height, approximately 200 pounds, muscular build, and a dreadlock hairstyle described as black on top and bleached on the ends. He was last seen wearing an orange shirt and gray sweat pants.
The vehicle was described as a Ford Focus, possibly a 2005 model, with a hatch back.