NEW ORLEANS — Police reported Saturday they are looking for a masked man who robbed a cellphone store Thursday in the 3300 block of Bienville Street.
The man walked into the store at 1:10 p.m. armed with a gun and demanded the clerk open the cash register, police said in a news release.
The clerk placed money from the till on the counter, the release says.
After grabbing the store’s money, the robber then turned to the only customer in the store and demanded he empty his pockets, the release says.
The customer handed over his cash to the robber.
The fugitive ran off with about $600 to $700, the release says.
The incident was captured on the store’s video surveillance camera, the release says.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the New Orleans Police Department at (504) 658-4000 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at (504) 822-1111 or toll free at (877) 903-STOP.