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New Orleans police are seeking an 18-year-old man after he allegedly attacked and robbed his ex-girlfriend in New Orleans East on Friday.

The woman, 33, said she was approached from the rear by David Hester in the 6000 block of Lake Willow Drive just after 1 p.m.. The woman said he then choked her and slammed her to the ground. Hester than allegedly took her car keys and fled in her vehicle, according to a report from the NOPD. 

A warrant has been issued for Hester's arrest.