Gunman sought after attempting to rob woman

Updated: Oct. 19, 2017 at 7:29 PM CDT
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(Source: Shreveport Police Department)
(Source: Shreveport Police Department)

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Police are looking for a man they think is responsible for attempting to rob a woman in west Shreveport earlier this month.

Shreveport police responded to reports of an armed robbery before 3 p.m. in the 3700 block of Hudson Street on Oct. 6.

The victim was returning home and heard a male voice demanding her purse.

Police say she looked up to see the gunman approaching her with a handgun.

The victim was able to escape and ran away.

Police say the gunman's vehicle is described as a newer model Ford Fusion sedan.

Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward for information leading to the identity of the gunman.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373 or visit their website at

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