Eight robbed in New Orleans East last night

armed robbery

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Eight people were robbed at gunpoint in New Orleans East last night near Mary Queen of Vietnam Church.

The eight victims, seven men and one woman who range in age from 35 to 26, were approached by two men wearing masks around 9:30 p.m. last night, according to a report by the NOPD.

One of the armed men rifled through the pockets of the victims, taking cell phones and other items.

There were no reports of injuries, and the NOPD did not release details of the items taken.