NOPD seeking suspect who attacked victim at Red Dress Run
POSTED: Sunday, August 19, 2012 - 3:00am
UPDATED: Sunday, August 19, 2012 - 3:04am
NEW ORLEANS, LA — New Orleans Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the perpetrators of a battery committed against a male victim on Saturday, August 11, 2012
On August 11, 2012, after participating in the Red Dress Run, the victim was standing in the courtyard of a club on Bourbon Street when he was attacked. The victim was standing in the courtyard using his cellular phone when he was approached by a subject and attacked.
The attacking subjects are described as white males, one subject (Actual attacker) white sunglasses on his head, and a red bandanna tied around his forehead. This subject also has a tattoo in the center of his upper back. This subject bumped the victim and then head butting him. The victim in an attempt to defend him self, pulls the attacker to the ground and the attack continues. The second subject (Secondary attacker), was clad in a red strapless dress. The subject did not initially participate in the attack, but it appeared that he did assist in the attack as the victim pulled the first attacker to the ground.
There was a third subject present and appeared to be with the attackers, but did not participate in the attack. That subject was clad in a red baseball cap, red and white plaid button down shirt and white shorts.
During the attack the victim sustained a broken nose, and lost consciousnesses.
Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP(7867) or Text your crime tip to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637), Text TELLCS then your crime information. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person(s) responsible.
You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to CRIMESTOPPERS at www.crimestoppersgno.org.