FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Office: (504) 712-2252
Three teenagers arrested in early
morning armed robbery in
Woods, 17, of
15-year-old male juvenile, of
At approximately 03:35 a.m., Friday, November 24, 2017, the Kenner Police Department responded to an armed robbery that occurred near the intersection of Georgetown Drive and Dartmouth Place, in which a male and female, ages 35 and 32 were robbed at gunpoint.
KPD Officers met with the victims and learned while the victims were walking, a white Chevrolet Malibu stopped on the street near them, when two males exited the suspect vehicle from the passenger side and approached the victims. The male suspects first asked for money for gas, when one of the male suspects produced a handgun with an extended magazine, and pushed the barrel of the gun into the chest of the male victim. The second male suspect then grabbed the female victim by the armed and placed a handgun to her head. At gunpoint, both victims were robbed of their cell phones, keys, and $20.00. Both victims were then instructed to turn and walk away.
a neighborhood canvass, Officer Joann Gallagher observed the suspect
vehicle as it traveled on
the time of this press release, all three suspects remain in custody.
No bond has been set for Darnell Nelson or Cornell Woods who was
transferred to the
should be noted, that the Kenner Police Department believes these three
suspects were involved in an earlier armed robbery that occurred near
the intersection of
Kenner Police Chief Michael J. Glaser urges anyone with information concerning this armed robbery or suspects to call Kenner Police Officer Shane Hollis or Detective Arthur Coll at (504) 712-2398, or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.