Four armed robberies happened over 24 hours Saturday and Sunday, according to New Orleans police.
About 11:30 a.m. Saturday, a Family Dollar store in the 3100 block of St. Claude Avenue was held up at gunpoint.
Police said two men entered the store demanding money. One of the robbers forced a female clerk to the back of the store, where the safe was kept, and took its contents.
About 11 p.m., a 30-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint while riding his bicycle in the Marigny, according to police.
The man was at North Peters and Mandeville streets when he was approached by three men. One pulled out a gun and all three fled with the man’s wallet and cellphone.
Police said they apprehended one of the suspects.
About 12:45 a.m. Sunday, a 21-year-old woman was robbed Uptown in the 8200 block of Sycamore Street.