Kenner man arrested for armed robbery

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KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT

Michael J. Glaser

Chief of Police

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

 

500 Veterans Boulevard

Kenner, LA 70062

(504) 712-2200

FAX (504) 712-2209

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 Contact:  Lt. Brian McGregor

 Email:     bmcgregor@kennerpd.com

 Office:    (504) 712-2252

 Date:     11/21/16

Kenner man arrested for armed robbery

 Kenner - On Saturday, November 19, 2016, at approximately 3:26 p.m., the Kenner Police Department responded to an armed robbery in the 4200 block of East Loyola Drive, in Kenner.  Officers arrived on scene and learned that Michael Carr, 33, who provided an address in Kenner, had lured a 32-year-old female to the 4200 block of East Loyola Drive, under the ruse of a narcotics transaction.  Upon the femalesí arrival, Carr entered the passenger side door of the vehicle driven by the female and brandished a handgun.  Carr placed the handgun against the femaleís neck, and also struck her numerous times with the gun causing lacerations and bruising.  At gunpoint, Carr also threatened to kill the female and demanded all her property.  Carr was able to take $80.00 and two cellular telephones, before fleeing.    

 

 Carr was later located by officers at a residence in the 4200 block of East Loyola Drive.  Carr admitted to the above facts, listed in this press release.  The victimís property was recovered.  Carr claimed the handgun he possessed was a BB gun that he threw into a wooded area off of East Loyola Drive.   The handgun used has not been recovered. 

 

 At the time of this press release, Michael Carr remains in custody, no bond has been set. 

 Kenner Police Chief Michael J. Glaser urges anyone with information concerning Michael Carr, or this armed robbery, to call  Kenner Police Detective Peter Foltz or Officer Brent Donovan at (504) 712-2214 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111. 

 

 
 

Michael
J.
Glaser

Chief of Police

 

 
 
Kenner Police Complex

500 Veterans Blvd.

Kenner, LA. 70062

(504) 712-2200

 
 
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