NOPD makes arrest in robbery at Chartres and Governor Nicholls

July 7, 2017 | Updated: 9:41 a.m., July 7, 2017

Byron Rose

NEW ORLEANS — The NOPD has arrested a man who allegedly robbed another man after knocking him to the ground near the corner of Chartres Street and Governor Nicholls.

According to detectives, 29-year-old Byron Rose attacked the man around 6 p.m. on July 5th.

State Police officers say they spotted Rose near the corner of Esplanade Avenue and Dauphine Street around 3 a.m. Friday, recognizing him from surveillance video of the incident.

Rose was detained by State Troopers and was Identified as the suspect in the attack by NOPD Detectives.

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According to the NOPD, once in custody, Rose admitted to attacking and robbing the victim.

He was booked with one count of second degree robbery.