Couple held at gunpoint in bed during home invasion, police say
A man and woman in their 40s were victims of a home invasion in the 3900 block of Ford Street around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 17, New Orleans Police say.
According to reports, the victims were asleep when two unknown black males forced entry into their front door. Both subjects were armed with handguns, and one held the victims at gunpoint while the other subject ransacked the bedroom. The perpetrators exited the residence carrying a bag with unknown property inside.
Further details were not immediately available. Anyone with information is urged to call the NOPD Third District station at 658-6030 to speak to a detective, or CrimeStoppers at 822-1111 to leave an anonymous tip that could be eligible for a cash reward.