Woman robbed in 500 block of Carondelet

About 9 p.m. Friday, a woman, 23, walking in the 500 block of Carondelet Street was forced to hand over her wallet and cellphone to a man armed with a handgun.

The man took them and fled.

S. Claiborne Popeyes robbed Friday night

An armed man entered the Popeyes restaurant at 4238 S. Claiborne Ave. about 10:30 p.m. Friday, went behind the counter and pointed a gun at a female manager, 35, and a female cashier, 36.

They gave him an unknown amount of money from the store’s cash registers.

Driver shoots rider Friday in Algiers

Just before 1 p.m. Friday, a driver got into an argument with a 27-year-old friend who was riding with him, New Orleans police said.

The driver pulled out a gun near L.B. Landry Avenue and Gen. de Gaulle Drive in Algiers and shot his passenger, then fled.

One knifed, one shot at N.O. East complex

Just after 1 a.m. Saturday, an apartment-complex manager, 42, refused to let an unknown man into an apartment in the 6200 block of Chef Menteur Highway to get what the man said were his belongings.

The man produced a knife and cut the manager, but the manager was able to get his gun and shoot the man.

Woman robbed, struck on head in Gentilly

About 8:30 p.m. Friday, a 65-year-old woman was approached by a masked man in the 4900 block of Arts Street in Gentilly Terrace.

She refused to turn over her property to him and began to struggle with him.

Another man, who was armed, walked up and joined in the struggle, the victim was struck on the head and the assailants fled with her purse.