Two suspects sought for armed carjacking near Ponchartrain Park
New Orleans Police needs the public’s assistance in identifying and locating two armed suspects who impersonated police officers in an early morning carjacking at Press and Prentiss Streets.
At 12:30 a.m. this morning (Sept. 13), the victim reported he was pulled over by a 2014 or 2015 black Dodge Charger with blue flashing lights in the dash and front grill. Two armed males exited the vehicle and robbed the victim of his wallet and cellphone then took his vehicle.
The first suspect is described as a black male, 6’ tall with a stocky build, and wearing brown “Duck Dynasty” camouflage fatigues, black combat boots, and a black paintball helmet with chrome around the eye-hole. He was armed with a black and silver handgun. The second suspect is described as a black male, 6’ tall with a thin build, who was wearing all black fatigues, black combat boots, and a black paintball helmet with chrome around the eye-hole. He was armed with a black handgun.
The vehicle is a silver four-door 2010 Acura TL with Louisiana license plate number ZFX767.
If you have any information about this incident or the identity of the suspects please contact Detective Kristie Harper or any Third District detective at 658-6030.
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