NOPD Arrests Suspect In Robbery On Chartres

New Orleans Police have arrested a man in connection with a robbery on Wednesday on Chartres near Gov. Nicholls.

Byron Rose is accused of hitting a man in the back of the head while the victim was walking down Chartres, causing the victim to fall to the ground and hit his head on a brick wall.

Rose then allegedly went the man's pockets and grabbed cash from his wallet. When spotted by nearby witnesses, Rose fled.

He was spotted by State Police early Friday morning at Esplanade and Dauphine. After questioning, Rose reportedly confessed to the crime. He was then arrested on second-degree robbery charges.

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