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Suspect Identified In Armed Robbery On North Tonti Street

October 04, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD has issued an arrest warrant for Brian Hiem (DOB: 10-13-1989) who is wanted for armed robbery.


On October 2, 2016, at approximately noon Hiem met the victim, an acquaintance, in the 1500 block of North Tonti Street. Hiem pointed a gun at the victim and demanded he turn over his property. The victim complied and fled the scene.


Hiem is described as a black male, 5’7” tall and weighing 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black shirt and black jeans. A photo of Hiem is included below.


If you have any information regarding Hiem’s whereabouts, please notify First District detectives at 504-658-6010. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. 


Armed Robbery

In Louisiana, an armed robbery conviction requires the offender to be imprisoned at hard labor for 10 – 99 years, without benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence. When a firearm is used in the commission of the crime, the offender will be imprisoned for an additional 5 years that will be served consecutively to the original sentence.


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Last updated: 10/4/2016 4:52:43 PM

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