Woman robbed at gunpoint noon Thursday


An unknown man robbed a woman at gunpoint around noon Thursday in the 7600 block of Cohn Street before fleeing towards Hillary Street.

Emma Discher, Editor-in-Chief

A woman was robbed at gunpoint around noon Monday in the 7600 block of Cohn Street, according to a Tulane University Police Department crime alert. The unknown man grabbed her purse and then pulled a handgun on the victim. 

The victim gave him her purse with her iPhone and keys in it before he fled on Cohn Street toward Hillary Street.

The suspect is described as a 5-foot-10 to 6-foot black male with a thin build, having short hair and possibly facial hair. He is estimated to be between 20 and 30 years old. He was wearing jeans and a black T-shirt at the time of the robbery.

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