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NOPD Investigating Fifth District Aggravated Assault, Seeking Suspect

by Aaron E. Looney

August 17, 2023

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Assault/Battery, Fifth District

NOPD Investigating Fifth District Aggravated Assault, Seeking Suspect

The NOPD is seeking to identify and locate a suspect wanted in the investigation of an aggravated assault with a firearm that occurred on August 16, 2023, in the 2400 block of Elysian Fields Avenue.

At approximately 6:00 p.m. on August 16, the pictured unknown black male subject entered a business and reportedly made verbal threats to kill customers and employees. The subject allegedly produced a pistol from his waistband while making the threats and then fled the scene on a blue bicycle.

All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is urged to contact NOPD Fifth District detectives at 504-658-6050. Those wishing to report information anonymously can do so by calling Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.


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