The victim, a 45-year-old man, was arguing with Mitchell’s daughter on Jackson Avenue and Freret Street at about 6 p.m. on Thursday when he was cut in the arm with the box cutter, police said.
Package theft on Broadway caught on video
The New Orleans Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in identifying a man captured on surveillance video committing a theft in the 2500 block of Broadway.
On March 28, at or around 5:26 p.m., a man approached the victim’s residence and removed a package from her front porch. The subject then fled the scene on a bicycle.
A 52-year-old man was knifed in the head Tuesday while playing basketball in Central City, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
He got into an argument with an unidentified man on a basketball court at Washington Avenue and LaSalle Street on March 26 at about 4:40 p.m. while the two were playing. During the fight, he turned his back and was cut in the back of the head, causing a small laceration, the police report said.