Elderly man pushed to the ground, and robbed in New Iberia


New Iberia Police have arrested a man responsible for an armed robbery that injured an 87 year old man.

It happened on October 10, in the 500 block of South Hopkins Street.

According to Investigators, the victim, was walking back to his vehicle when he was approached by the suspect.

Police say the victim was pushed to the ground and an undisclosed amount of cash was taken from his pocket. 

The victim was treated at the hospital for minor/moderate injuries sustained during the incident.

Following an investigation, an arrest warrant was obtained for 18 year old  Davante Linzer on chrages of simple robbery.

Police say Linzer was arrested Tuesday and booked into the Iberia Parish Jail.

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