New Orleans Police seek suspects accused of attempted murder, aggravated battery in French Market robbery

(Photos: Surveillance photo footage of alleged suspects in Nov. 6 armed robbery. | Courtesy of NOPD)
Two men are wanted for alleged attempted murder and aggravated battery charges stemming from an armed robbery near the French Market last week.

Arrest warrants were obtained for Tyler Bailey, 32, and Elliot Wilkinson, 35, who are wanted in an investigation of an armed robbery that occurred on Friday, Nov. 6 in the 1000 block of French Market Place, according to New Orleans Police.

New Orleans Police received a report of an armed robbery with a knife shortly after 10 p.m., when a victim was allegedly attacked from behind by Bailey and Wilkinson, who took the victim’s backpack and fled the scene.

Emergency medical responders arrived on scene and transported the victim to a local hospital.

Through an investigation, detectives later identified Bailey and Wilkinson as the suspects in the incident, according to New Orleans Police.

Bailey is described as a white male standing approximately 6 feet 1 inch, with a thin build and long curly hair.

Wilkinson is described as a white male standing approximately 5 feet 7 inches, with a muscular build and multiple tattoos on his forearms

When located, Bailey will be arrested on a charge of aggravated battery, while Wilkinson will be arrested on charges of attempted second degree murder and armed robbery, according to New Orleans Police.

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

Elliot Wilkinson, left; Tyler Bailey, right. Courtesy of NOPD.