A man and woman were robbed at gunpoint around 10:45 p.m. Monday where Conti Street meets the Mississippi River in the French Quarter.

According to the New Orleans Police Department, a woman asked a 28-year-old man for a cigarette and then walked away. The woman then returned with a gun and demanded the victims' property.

The victims, the man and an 18-year-old woman, complied, and the woman fled.