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UPDATE 3-21 -- 16-year-old Brian Ellis and a 15-year-old boy surrendered to police around 9:00 Wednesday night. They face charges linked to the two attacks referenced below. Police say they still are searching for a third suspect.
FOX 8 received this news release from the New Orleans Police Dept. Wednesday evening:
Brian Ellis, 16 is wanted for the second degree battery that occurred on 3/10/13 at 4:45am at the intersection of Chartres and Mandeville under item #C-12847-13. 8th District detectives were able to identify Ellis based on the video that was released to the media.
Secondly, another victim came forward after viewing the video on the news. The victim informed detectives that the same subjects in the previously stated incident had [attempted] to rob him.
The victim stated that he was walking near Chartres and Gov Nichols on 3/10/13 at or about 1:55am, when he was punched in the back of the head. The victim stated he became involved in a physical confrontation with the three subjects as he attempted to flee. The victim stated that one of the subjects kept repeating "give it up". The victim told them that he didn't have anything. Finally the victim stated that the perpetrators got scared and fled on Gov Nichols to Bourbon Street.
Brian Ellis is wanted for:
Item# C-12874-13, Chartres and Mandeville R.S.14:34 Aggravated Battery
Item# C-26933-13, Chartres and Gov Nichols R.S. 14(27):65, relative to simple robbery and R.S. 14:35, relative to simple battery
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