New Orleans police said they investigated at least two robberies on Tuesday.
About 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, a 29-year-old woman was held up at gunpoint while stopped at a red light in the 3000 block of Gentilly Boulevard.
Then, about 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, an unidentified woman took a 36-year-old man's wallet and cash from his pocket in the 1300 block of St. Philip Street in Treme, police said.
In other recent matters involving local law enforcement:
• New Orleans police probed at least two reported burglaries on Tuesday.
About 12:20 p.m., a 52-year-old man in the 6700 block of Tara Lane in New Orleans East told police his ex-girlfriend forced her way into his apartment to get her belongings and then cut him during a fight. The woman fled with the victim's keys, police said. The man refused treatment from paramedics.
About 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, an unidentified person wielding a two-by-four broke into the trailer of two men, ages 62 and 68, in the 13800 block of Chef Menteur Highway in New Orleans and hit the victims before fleeing. Paramedics took the younger victim to the hospital, police said.
• Police arrested Coreyell Williams on Tuesday afternoon on allegations that he fired a gun multiple times in New Orleans East at the corner of Crowder Boulevard and Dwyer Road. A detective patrolling the area saw Williams pull the trigger on the gun in question and arrested him for illegally carrying and discharging a gun.
• Federal prosecutors in New Orleans on Wednesday said they charged Darren Ruffin, 26, on allegations that he carried a .40-caliber Glock pistol in December 2017 despite having previously been convicted of a felony. He faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted.
• New Orleans police on Monday received reports of three rapes. One case reported in the 7300 block of Chef Menteur Highway in New Orleans East and another in the 2200 block of Westbend Parkway in Algiers involved women being assaulted by unknown men.
Another, in the 7700 block of West Laverne Street near the lakefront, involved a 5-year-old girl telling police she'd been sexually assaulted by a 13-year-old boy she knew.
• Aside from a boy's stabbing on St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans police investigated two more stabbings between Monday and early Tuesday.
The first of the other stabbings occurred about 7:40 a.m. Monday at the corner of Jackson Avenue and Magnolia Street in Central City. A 19-year-old man was stabbed in the chest by a person with whom he had fought, police said. The victim took a private ride to the hospital for treatment.
A day later, New Orleans police said, a man was fatally shot about a block at the corner of St. Andrew and Magnolia streets. Police didn't specify whether the two incidents were related, but Chief Michael Harrison said recent violence in the neighborhood is tied into ongoing beefs in the area.
A girl who went to the park with a group of friends to fight another group of girls was stabbed in the 2600 block of Caffin Avenue in the Lower 9th Ward about 2:50 a.m. Tuesday, police said.
Staff writer Ramon Antonio Vargas compiled this report.