Detectives with the New Orleans Police Department are investigating an armed robbery that happened near Tulane's Uptown Campus. It happened Monday at 10:30 p.m. in the 2500 block of Palmer Avenue.
According to police, someone affiliated with the school was walking in the 2500 block of Palmer when a man got out of a parked white Crown Victoria and approached the victim holding a two to three inch knife.
The suspect demanded the victim's property and escaped with the victim's bag, which contained an Iphone, an Ipad and a laptop. The suspect fled northbound on Palmer Avenue.
He is described as a black man approximately six feet tall. The white Crown Victoria had black wheels and a possible Louisiana license plate.
If you have any information that could help police with this case, you are asked to call the NOPD at 504-821-2222.