Police Looking for Man Who Brought Gun to New Orleans Wal-Mart

No injuries were reported.

ByEmily Shapiro
August 16, 2015, 10:26 AM
PHOTO: The New Orleans Police Department released these photos of a suspect wanted for attempted armed robbery at a Wal-Mart on Aug. 15, 2015.
The New Orleans Police Department released these photos of a suspect wanted for attempted armed robbery at a Wal-Mart on Aug. 15, 2015.
New Orleans Police Department

— -- Police in New Orleans have released photos and surveillance video of a man wanted for attempted armed robbery after he reportedly walked into a Wal-Mart with a gun.

After police received reports of an armed robber walking into the store in the city's Gentilly neighborhood Saturday around 6 a.m., SWAT teams evacuated and searched the store, but they did not find an armed robber inside.

No one was injured in the incident, which remains under investigation, police said. A spokeswoman for Wal-Mart Corp. told the Associated Press the store was open again at midday.

Saturday evening, police released these videos of the suspect:

According to police, the suspect fled the store through a fire exit and did not rob the business. He is wanted for attempted armed robbery, police said.

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