NOPD: man holding knife sought after French Market cutting incident

NOPD officials are seeking an unidentified man as a person of interesting a cutting incident Sunday at the French market.

New Orleans Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a man who they say is a person of interest in a cutting incident that occurred Sunday at French and was seen running away from the scene

The incident reported at 11:45 p.m., after an aggravated battery by cutting occurred at the French Market, according to NOPD logs.

An initial investigation revealed that a man (pictured above) was observed with a knife in his hand and fleeing the scene, according to the NOPD, adding that the individual is not wanted on suspicion of the alleged crime.

Officials said that detectives believe he may have been involved in the incident or have information pertaining to the investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the person of interest is asked to contact Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.