Man carjacked on Old Gentilly Road, police say
A man’s car was taken from him by a carjacker Thursday morning on Old Gentilly Road, New Orleans police said.
The victim, a man in his late 20s, was getting out of his vehicle in the 4200 block of Old Gentilly Road (near the Baptist Theological Seminary) around 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, when a man in a black jogging suit confronted him, according to the initial NOPD report.
“The subject told the victim to get out of the vehicle he had a gun,” the report states. “The victim complied and the subject got into the vehicle and fled eastbound towards the interstate.”
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.