Robber is shortchanged after coming away with only 35 cents

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police are investigating an armed robbery of two men where the assailant walked away with only 35 cents.

Police say the robbery happened Wednesday morning in the city’s Carrollton area.

Police said that a 33-year-old man and a 29-year-old man were robbed by a man armed with a semi-automatic gun.

No one was injured. A police report gave no explanation as to why the perpetrator came away with such a small amount of money. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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