NOPD seeking suspects in armed carjacking in the Lake Terrace area
The NOPD is seeking assistance from the public in identifying and locating suspects in the ongoing investigation of an armed carjacking that occurred on Friday (Dec. 31) in the Lake Terrace area near the University of New Orleans.
At about 10:30 a.m. ,the victims, a 66-year-old woman and a family member, were leaving their home in the 6500 block of Marigny Street. The had gotten into their white 2019 Honda Accord, bearing Louisiana license plate 135 CJU, when the small white vehicle, pictured above, blocked their car.
A man holding a handgun reportedly ran up the driveway and tapped on the driver’s window, demanding the victims exit the vehicle. The victims complied, and the suspects fled in both vehicles
The armed perpetrator was described as a Black man about about 5-foot-8 with a slim build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, gray jeans, and a mask.
Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Third District detectives at 504-658-6030 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.