The NOPD is seeking assistance from the public in identifying and locating the pictured subject after he allegedly struck a victim in the leg with a baseball bat.
The victim told police that on January 31, 2019, around 1:30 a.m., she was at a business located in the 500 block of Bourbon Street when she was instructed by a known male to watch a video machine he was playing while he walked away for a short time. The victim stated that she became distracted and did not monitor the video machine.
The victim reportedly relocated to the 900 block of Saint Louis Street when the known subject who instructed her to monitor the video machine approached her, armed with a baseball bat, and struck the victim in the leg. The subject fled the scene, heading toward Burgundy Street.
The perpetrator is described as black male, in his late 30’s to early 40’s. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie, dark colored pants and gold tennis shoes.
Anyone with identifying information regarding the pictured subject should notify Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.