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NOPD Seeking Suspect in Domestic Abuse Aggravated Assault

by Karen A Boudrie

September 14, 2023

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Assault/Battery, Fourth District

NOPD Seeking Suspect in Domestic Abuse Aggravated Assault

The NOPD is seeking the public's assistance in locating a subject wanted in connection with a domestic aggravated assault investigation.

Sterling Lawrence, (pictured, black male DOB: 6-9-1991) is being sought in for an assault that happened in the 2900 block of Magellan Street on September 13, 2023.

According to investigators, Lawrence allegedly produced a firearm and threatened to shoot the victim.

When located, Lawrence will be arrested and charged with domestic abuse aggravated assault and simple criminal damage to property (domestic).

Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Lawrence is asked to contact Fourth District detectives at (504) 658-6040 or Crimestoppers anonymously at (504) 822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-7867.

All persons are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty.


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