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Wanted Suspect Identified in First District Aggravated Assault

by Aaron E. Looney

August 20, 2021

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Assault/Battery, First District

Wanted Suspect Identified in First District Aggravated Assault

The NOPD has obtained an arrest warrant for Awad Ahmad (pictured, male, DOB: 05-27-1988) in the investigation of an aggravated assault on July 26, 2021 in the 1100 block of North Rampart Street.

The victim reportedly entered a business at the location at approximately 9:57 p.m. to make a miscellaneous purchase. While attempting to pay for his items, a clerk at the store – later identified as Ahmad – allegedly became irate with the victim, slapped the victim in the face and pointed a firearm at the victim.

When located, Ahmad will be arrested on one count of aggravated assault and one count of simple battery

Anyone with additional information on this incident or on Awad Ahmad’s whereabouts is asked to contact NOPD First District detectives at 504-658-6010 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.