On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at or about 7:45am, the victim arrived home. While walking through the home the resident was approached from behind by an unknown male that grabbed her and placed an unknown object to her back. The subject instructed the victim not to scream or he would shoot her. The intruder demanded the victim's purse. The victim told the victim where her purse was. The perpetrator then took the victim's purse and fled the scene. The perpetrator was described as a black male, approximately 20-30 years of age, approximately 6'00" tall and weighing 150-160lbs. The perpetrator was clad in a dark colored skull cap, a white tank top, dark colored jeans and a red bandana around his neck. Surveillance cameras captured the subject loitering outside the victim's residence and then climbing of the fence. Surveillance cameras captured two vehicles and three subjects of interest at a gas station. Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact Det. Michael Flores at (504)658-6707/Mflores@nola.gov and/or CrimeStoppers at (504)822-1111.