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Suspect Wanted in Third District Aggravated Assault, Theft

by Aaron E. Looney

October 13, 2022

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Assault/Battery, Burglary/Theft, Third District

Suspect Wanted in Third District Aggravated Assault, Theft

The NOPD has obtained an arrest warrant for Gwendolyn Carter (pictured, black female, DOB; 04-02-1984) in the investigation of an aggravated assault and theft incident that occurred on October 1, 2022, in the 4800 block of Chef Menteur Highway.

Through investigation, NOPD Third District detectives have positively identified Carter as the perpetrator who reportedly shoplifted more than $300 worth of merchandise from the location. As an employee pursued Carter, Carter allegedly produced a firearm and pointed it at the employee. Carter then fled the scene in a red 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA bearing Louisiana license plate 769FIO.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is urged to contact NOPD Third District detectives at 504-658-6030. 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.