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NEW ORLEANS -- The New Orleans Police Department has released video of two men wanted for an armed robbery and auto theft downtown.

The incident happened Sunday at about 1:35 a.m. near the intersection of John Churchill Chase and Poe streets.

A police spokesman said two men were caught on tape looking through several cars through the passenger side window. They used a type of pellet gun to shoot through the window and gain entry.

The first suspect was wearing a red and white striped buttoned shirt with dark colored jeans or pants. The second suspect was wearing a white t-shirt with blue jeans and an unknown type of baseball cap.

The men were seen fleeing northbound on John Churchill Chase Street to an unknown location toward Annunciation Street in a stolen white Ford Focus.

If you know the identity of these men, call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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