Six people robbed when armed men burst into home in Desire neighborhood

NEW ORLEANS – Six people were held up at gunpoint yesterday afternoon in a house in the Desire area.

The aggravated burglary occurred just after 4 p.m. in the 3800 block of Louisa Street, according to preliminary reports by the NOPD.

Three to four armed men kicked down the front door and demanded money.

A 39-year-old woman and a 32-year-old woman were in the home at the time of the robbery along with an 11-year-old boy, a 14-year-old girl, a 16-year-old boy, and a 17-year-old boy.

All six were held at gunpoint before the armed men fled on foot, according to the NOPD.