Danny Monteverde / The Advocate

NEWORLEANS-- A Chalmette man is behind bars in New Orleans, accused of robbing a woman at gunpoint early Sunday, marching her to her Lower 9th Ward home to steal more property, asking her to shoot him, then firing at her as she tried to escape.

He later attempted to slip out of his handcuffs and set a police car ablaze after he was arrested, according to court documents.

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