washington avenue burglary
New Orleans police are investigating an aggravated burglary that occurred at a 90-year-old woman’s home in the 3700 block of Washington Avenue on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. (Google)
A man posing as a pest exterminator forced his way inside a 90-year-old woman’s Central City home and demanded her belongings on Friday (Dec. 19) afternoon, police said Saturday.
The aggravated burglary occurred about 2:20 pm in the 3700 block of Washington Avenue, police said.
Police said the man entered the woman’s home after impersonating an exterminator. Once inside, he demanded the victim’s belongings, then ran away.
It wasn’t clear whether he escaped with any of her property, the police said.
Police have not named a suspect or made any arrests in the case.
Anyone with information about the burglary should contact Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.