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Suspect Sought in Uptown Robbery

May 14, 2014

** UPDATE **

We've received a positive identification on this suspect. He’s identified as 23-year-old Milton Carter. Carter still remains at large.

(May 14, 2014) New Orleans Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating and identifying a suspect wanted for an armed robbery which occurred at the intersection of Milan and South Derbigny Street.     

On Friday, May 9, 2014 at about 12:35 P.M., the victim stated he parked his bicycle and walked into a convenience store in the 4100 block of South Claiborne Ave. According to the victim he observed an unknown African American male riding off on his bicycle. The victim ran out of the store and caught up with the suspect. The victim stated he ordered the suspect to return his bike at which time the suspect reached into his pants and pulled out a black revolver and stated” This is my bike now and empty your pockets!” The victim fearing for his safety handed over $50.00 in cash. The suspect fled the scene with the victim’s bicycle and cash.

The suspect is described as an African American male, dark complexion. The suspect was wearing a white t-shirt, blue jeans with a white shirt wrapped around his head.  

Local video surveillance captured images of the suspect.

Detective Jerry Baldwin is in charge of the investigation.

Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.  You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading to the arrest and indictment of the responsible person(s).  You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at

 Any person who, after the commission of a felony, shall harbor, conceal, or aid the offender, knowing or having reasonable ground to believe that he has committed the felony, and with the intent that he may avoid or escape from arrest, trial, conviction, or punishment shall be charged with R.S. 14:25; Relative to Accessories After the Fact.

An accessory after the fact may be tried and punished, notwithstanding the fact that the principal felon may not have been arrested, tried, convicted, or amenable to justice.

Whoever becomes an accessory after the fact shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars, or imprisoned, with or without hard labor, for not more than five years, or both; provided that in no case shall his punishment be greater than one-half of the maximum provided by law for a principal offender.

The New Orleans Police Department, under the leadership of Superintendent Ronal W. Serpas, is engaged in a complete transformation in its approach to ensuring that New Orleans is a safer place to live, work and visit.  The police force, which currently employs dedicated men and women, is committed to transparency, accountability, collaboration and integrity.  To learn more about the NOPD and our services, visit and


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Last updated: 12/15/2014 2:18:29 PM

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