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NEW ORLEANS - A female student was robbed and her vehicle was carjacked across the street from the Delgado City Park campus Wednesday night.

According to the school, the student was at a restaurant across the street from the campus just before 9 p.m. when the incident occurred. The assailant was armed with a handgun.

The school issued a statement asking students to exercises caution and saying that the Lakeview area has experienced an increase in car burglaries and thefts recently.

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