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NEWORLEANS -- Authorities are searching for a man who robbed a 14-year-old victim of his possessions at gunpoint while riding a skateboard Wednesday afternoon.

The suspect approached the victim from behind around 1 p.m. in the 7th Ward and revealed a silver and black semi-automatic handgun to the victim, according to police reports.

He then went through the victim's pockets to steal cash and fled from the 2600 block of A.P. Tureaud Ave.

Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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