A 42-year-old man was robbed of $2 at gunpoint on Thursday night in New Orleans East.

According to New Orleans police, around 7 p.m., the robber approached the 42-year-old as he was taking out the trash in the 4800 block of Alsace Street, put a gun to the man's head and demanded money.

When the victim said he didn't have any money, the robber went into the victim's pockets, stole $2 and fled.