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Home Invasion Reported Near Tulane University, Police Say

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - Two men forced their way into a home near Tulane University Friday afternoon, campus police report.

According to officials, two men knocked on a door of a home near Broadway and Spruce around 3 p.m.  When the home owner answered they showed a gun and forced their way into the home, ordering the man to lay on his couch.

The men were allegedly looking for narcotics.

According to the report, the men fled a short time later onto Spruce in the direction of Audubon in a maroon sedan.

They are described as:

Suspect 1: Black male, 16-18 years of age, 5’9, approximately 135lbs, dark skinned, with a thin mustache.  Wearing either a red shirt or hat and blue jeans.

Suspect 2: Black male, mid 20’s, wearing a gray hoodie, no further description.

If you have any information about these crimes, call NOPD at 504-821-2222.