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Man carjacked near Criminal Court and DA’s Office

(via NOPD)

A man was carjacked at gunpoint Monday (May 16) near the Tulane and Broad criminal justice complex, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

The 39-year-old was in his car at Tulane Avenue and South White Street, close to the District Attorney’s Office, Orleans District Criminal Court, Sheriff’s Office, Orleans Justice Center and NOPD headquarters.

A gunman approached the victim at about 11:20 a.m. and ordered him out of his sport utility vehicle, police said. The man complied, and the carjacker drove off in his gray 2019 Honda CRV bearing Florida license plate LZFL95.

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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