The NOPD is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 26-ye ar-old Kivada Harris ref AGGRAVATED BATTERY BY CUTTING

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
05/21/2015
PERSON OF INTEREST SOUGHT IN AN AGGRAVATED BATTERY BY CUTTING

NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 26-year-old Kivada Harris. Harris is not a suspect in the incident just an individual who may have critical information about an Aggravated Battery by Cutting. The incident took place April 25, 2015, at the intersection of France and North Villere Streets.

At approximately 10:15 a.m., the victim was walking when the suspect asked the victim a question and followed him. When he reached the middle of the block, the suspect caught up with him and a verbal argument ensued. The argument became physical when a second suspect approached the victim and stabbed him to the arm. After the stabbing the suspects fled on foot.

The victim went to the hospital for treatment for his injuries that were non-life threatening.

The suspects were described as black males with baseball caps and the one that stabbed the victim had a dreadlock hairstyle.

Harris is not a suspect in the incident just an individual who may have critical information about the incident.

Below is a photograph of Kivada Harris.

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Fifth District Detectives are investigating the incident and can be contacted at 658-6050.

Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org

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Officer Garry Flot
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