Vehicle of interest sought in armed robbery on St. Charles Ave.

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NEW ORLEANS-The NOPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a vehicle of interest in an armed robbery and shooting which occurred June 3 at the intersection of St. Charles Avenue and Lee Circle.

The male victim in this incident was in the area when he was approached by an unknown male suspect armed with a handgun. The suspect demanded the victim’s property, the male victim refused and was shot. The perpetrator in this incident is observed via video surveillance being dropped off at the location where the incident occurred.

The vehicle is described as gold in color pickup truck with a red stripe down the center. A photo of the vehicle captured from surveillance video can be found below.

Anyone with information regarding this vehicle or this incident is asked to contact the Eighth District Detective Unit at 504-658-6080.

Citizens with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s).

You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers.