WATCH: NOPD releases chilling surveillance footage of armed robbery suspect in action

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — Forty-five minutes after releasing still images of an armed man robbing a convenience store clerk at gunpoint, the New Orleans Police Department distributed surveillance video of the suspect in action during the early-morning hold-up in the 9200 block of Airline Highway on Wednesday.

The video shows the suspect demanding money from the cashier after entering the store at 2:05 a.m.

The cashier complied and the suspect then fled the scene on foot.

Armed robbery supsect caught on camera at a store in the 9200 block of Airline Highway on Wednesday, Jan. 12 (Photo: NOPD)

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Third District detectives at 504-658-6030 or call anonymously to Crimes

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