NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating 34-year-old Dwight Mitchell who is wanted for a home invasion.
Police say it happened March 2 at a home in the 7600 block of Alabama Street in New Orleans East.
Around 10:20 p.m., Mitchell arrived at his ex-girlfriend's residence and knocked on the door. When she opened the door, Mitchell pushed past her and confronted her current boyfriend.
The two became involved in a physical altercation. The current boyfriend discovered that Mitchell had a handgun in his waistband behind his back. He managed to remove the handgun from Mitchell and Mitchell fled the scene.
Mitchell is described as a clean-shaven, black male with a brown complexion, about 5'8" tall and about 130 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt and blue jeans.
A picture of Mitchell was not available.
Citizens with information about this incident are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.
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