NOPD searching for man wanted in St. Peter Street aggravated battery incident

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New Orleans Police are searching for a man wanted in connection to an aggravated battery incident on St. Peter Street earlier this month.

The incident occurred at 11 p.m. on Aug. 19 in the 700 block of St. Peter Street when a person described as a homeless man approached a couple and hit one person over the head with a board, according to New Orleans Police officials.

Additionally, New Orleans Police reported an aggravated assault Aug. 16 in the 800 block of Canal Street. Detectives are following up with witnesses to identify a suspect in this incident, according to police.

Anyone with information regarding these incidents or the identities of the suspect is asked to contact Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080.