Police identify suspect wanted for attempted armed robbery on Ursulines Avenue

David Dixon. Picture courtesy of the NOPD.

An arrest warrant was obtained for a suspect wanted in an alleged Jan. 3 attempted armed robbery on Ursulines Avenue, the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) said.

After an investigation, detectives determined that David Dixon, 34, approached the victim at approximately 1:28 a.m. in the 600 block of Ursulines Avenue.

Dixon was armed with a gun and allegedly demanded the victim’s property at gunpoint, the NOPD said. Dixon was reportedly unsuccessful and fled the scene, the NOPD said.

Anyone with information on this incident or the whereabouts of Dixon is asked to contact NOPD Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080. Anonymous callers can contact Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 877-903-7867.