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METAIRIE, La. -- Jefferson Parish deputies are searching for a woman wanted for an armed robbery at a Metairie apartment complex, according to the sheriff's office.

The robbery happened Friday at about 7 p.m.

According to Col. John Fortunato, a spokesman for the sheriff's office, a 24-year-old woman was robbed while walking through her parking lot int he 6200 block of Riverside Drive.

Fortunato said the woman approached the victim with a handgun and told her to give up her purse.

Investigators have identified the woman as Duwan Seaton, Fortunato said.

Seaton is described as a black woman, 5'8' to 5'10' tall and 130 to 150 pounds with a medium complexion and acne scars. She has medium length dreadlocks.

If you know the whereabouts of Duwan Seton, call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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