A woman was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday in a grocery store parking lot in Algiers.
The robbery occurred at about 3:45 p.m. in the Winn Dixie Parking lot in the 3000 block of Holiday Drive.
Police said the victim was getting into her car when she was approached by a black male armed with a handgun. The male told her not to scream and took her purse. He fled in an older model four-door black Pontiac.
The subject is described as being about 5'5" with a thin build, a dark complexion, salt and pepper hair and missing teeth.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Fourth District at (504) 658-6040.