Women posing as Uber drivers rob man in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, La (KLFY) - Police are investigating after two women posing as Uber drivers robbed a man at gunpoint in the Uptown neighborhood of New Orleans.

According to a preliminary police report, the incident was reported around 6:30 a.m. Saturday. The 22-year-old victim told police the women had picked him up on Bourbon Street.

The women drove the man to an intersection in the Uptown neighborhood, where one of them pulled out a gun and stole his debit card, cash and cell phone. The victim then jumped out of the car and the women drove off.

 

No information was provided as to whether the man had used the Uber app to request a ride prior to entering the women’s vehicle.


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