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Suspect Wanted for Multiple Domestic Violence Charges

by Ambria R. Washington

October 13, 2017

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Assault/Battery, Seventh District

Suspect Wanted for Multiple Domestic Violence Charges

The NOPD Seventh District is looking to locate Percy Morgan (DOB: 12/15/86) after he reportedly strangulated a victim during an altercation that occurred in the 8500 block of Lake Forest Boulevard.

The incident happened on October 10, 2017. The victim told police Morgan became upset when the victim received a text message from another man. As the argument escalated, Morgan started engaging in a physical altercation with the victim. During the incident, Morgan reportedly strangled the victim and then struck her with a wooden stick.  He is also accused of taking the victim’s cell phone during the incident to avoid her from contacting authorities.

Morgan is wanted for the following charges:

R.S. 14:39.9 – Battery of a Dating Partner

R.S. 14:34.9(b)5 – Battery of a Dating Partner, Strangulation

R.S. 14:65 – Simple Robbery

R.S. 14:34 – Aggravated Battery

R.S. 14:56 – Simple Criminal Damage to Property

Anyone with information on the location of Morgan is asked to contact any Seventh District detective at 504-658-6070. Citizens with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.