NOPD: Man wanted for battery in Algiers

NOPD: Man wanted for battery in Algiers

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans police are searching for a man wanted for an aggravated battery that occurred in Algiers. The incident occurred Sunday at 12:15 a.m. in the 6300 block of Fairfax Place. The suspect has been identified as 32-year-old Tajifa Massey.

Police said that prior to the incident, Massey was involved in a heated argument with his ex-girlfriend. The woman's step-father intervened and attempted to calm him down, when Massey physically assaulted him. At one point Massey struck the man in the head with a pot which caused a large cut requiring numerous stitches.

If you have any information that could help locate Tajifa Massey you are asked to call NOPD Fourth District Detective Theresa Morris at (504) 658-6040 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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