Victim stabbed in Royal Street home after meeting suspect on social media, New Orleans Police say

(Photos: Courtesy of the NOPD)
New Orleans Police are seeking the identities of two men wanted in connection to a burglary incident in which the victim was stabbed inside his Royal Street residence on Sept. 29.

The incident began shortly after 6:30 a.m. when a Black male (pictured above, at left) reportedly visited the victim’s residence in the 200 block of Royal Street after the two met through social media, according to New Orleans Police.

The suspect later returned, along with a second Black male, who stood watch outside as the first male allegedly confronted the victim inside their residence.

An alleged picture of the man involved in an aggravated burglary incident in the 200 block of Royal Street on Sept. 29.

The suspect demanded money from the victim before the two engaged in a physical altercation that resulted in the victim sustaining stab wounds in the chest and arm, according to New Orleans Police.

Both suspects fled the scene in a white Toyota four-door sedan with a partial license plate of “231.”

The victim later discovered his tablet computer was missing from the residence, according to New Orleans Police.

Anyone with additional information on this incident or the two suspects is asked to contact Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080. Anonymous callers can contact Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 877-903-7867.