The New Orleans Police Department says two women were robbed at gunpoint early Saturday morning.
Police say the incident happened around 12:25 a.m. near the intersection of Cleveland Avenue and South Lopez Street.
According to police, the victims were walking in the area when they were approached by a male from behind. The suspect demanded their property and told them he would shoot them if they tried to turn around and look at him. Both victims complied and the suspect fled the scene with their purses, wallets and phones.
If anyone has any information about this robbery, they are asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.