New Orleans police are looking for three men wanted in connection with an armed robbery and home invasion that happened Thursday night in the Holy Cross neighborhood.
Around midnight, a 41-year-old woman was parking her vehicle outside her house in the 600 block of Reynes Street when she was approached by three men, police said. The men pulled guns and forced her inside her house.
Once inside, they tied up her and her 21-year-old male roommate with duct tape. Police said they then ransacked the house and stole two cellphones and $30 in cash before fleeing in the woman’s vehicle.
The first robber was described as a 5-foot-8 black man with hazel eyes and a goatee. He weighs 220 pounds and was wearing a black hoodie, black jeans and black shoes.
The second man was described as a 25-year-old black man who is 6 feet tall and about 200 pounds. He was wearing a gray hoodie, gray sweatpants and white and gray gloves.
The third robber was described as a 25-year-old black man who is 5-foot-5 and 175 pounds. He was wearing a black hoodie, black pants and white, blue and black shoes.
Once apprehended, all three will be booked on armed robbery, aggravated burglary, aggravated assault and theft of a motor vehicle, police said.
The victim’s vehicle is a maroon 2005 Buick Rendezvous SUV with Louisiana license plate OHB 977.
Fifth District Detective Thaddeus Williams is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at (504) 658-6050.