Smoothie King on Carrollton robbed at gunpoint

The Smoothie King at 224 N. Carrollton Ave., near Bienville Street, was robbed Saturday evening, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

At about 5:50 p.m., a man walked into the shop and placed a gun on the counter. The employee behind the counter opened the cash register, and the gunman took cash from the drawer and fled. Police did not know how much was taken in the robbery.

Further details were not immediately available. Anyone with information is urged to call the NOPD First District station at 504-658-6010 to speak to a detective, or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 to leave an anonymous tip that could be eligible for a cash reward.

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