Four robberies were reported to New Orleans Police between Sunday and Monday in the French Quarter area, including one involving a gun on Barracks Street and one in which the victim was stabbed with a knife in the Central Business District, according to records.
Three robberies were reported Sunday and one on Monday. The first incident occurred at about 7:25 a.m. Sunday in the 900 block of Iberville Street and was reported as a simple robbery after an unknown suspect approached the 33- and 22-year-old victims, according to the NOPD.
Officials said suspect took the victims’ jewelry and wallets, then fled the scene.
The second robbery occurred shortly after 5 p.m. in the 1000 block of Barracks Street, where a 55-year-old male suspect was approached by a Black male suspect armed with a gun after parking his 2004 Jeep Liberty and getting out of the vehicle, according to records.
The victim handed the suspect his car keys, wallet and cell phone after threatened and then the suspect fled the scene in the victim’s Jeep Liberty.
A third robbery was reported Sunday at about 4:49 a.m. in the 100 block of Saint Charles Avenue, where a 54-year-old male victim was approached from behind by an unknown suspect who was armed with a knife and demanded property, according to the NOPD.
Eighth District detectives said the suspect stabbed the victim and took his cash before fleeing the scene. The victim was transported via ground ambulance to a local hospital. Information on his condition was not provided.
On Monday, a phone and wallet were snatched from a male victim during a simple robbery reported on Bourbon Street, according to the NOPD.
The incident was reported at 3:12 p.m. in the 300 block of Bourbon Street, where the suspect, identified as an unknown Black male, approached the 35-year-old victim as he walked and forcefully took his phone and wallet, according to NOPD.
Officials said that after snatching the wallet and phone, the suspect fled from the scene.
Anyone with information on these incidents is asked to contact the Eighth District at 504-658-6080.