18-yr-previous accused of two armed robberies

New Orleans police arrested 18-year-old Derrick Robins Thursday (Dec. 14) at his home in New Orleans East, accusing him of two armed robberies. Both incidents occurred on Nov. 14 against female victims.

The first incident occurred in Uptown, in the 4900 block of Alsace Street, not far from Magazine Street. Robins is accused of robbing a woman of her rose-gold colored iPhone and cash. Police said that about two and a half hours later, Robins robbed another woman of a rose-gold colored iPhone and cash at the intersection of General Pershing and Constance Streets in New Orleans East.

The suspect was taken into custody at his home, in the 13000 block of Cherbourg Street, during the execution of a search warrant at around 7:30 a.m., according to a NOPD news release. 

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