Mar 022017

A photo of a vehicle similar in make, model and color to the vehicle reported stolen in this incident (via NOPD).

The New Orleans Police Department is seeking a vehicle that was stolen during an armed carjacking in the 100 block of North Prieur Street on Wednesday.

The victim told police that at about 2:35 a.m., his gold 2002 Toyota Solara car, bearing Louisiana license plate # XPH962, was taken at gunpoint by two unknown black males. The subjects then fled east in the vehicle on North Prieur Street, police said.

The victim described one perpetrator as standing about 5’8” with a dark complexion and wearing a white bandana and black jacket. The second perpetrator, who was allegedly armed with a black semi-automatic pistol, was described as standing about 5’3” with a short haircut and wearing a black shirt, police said.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact First District detectives at 504-658-6010.

Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

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