Police investigate a French Quarter sexual assault

Police investigate a French Quarter sexual assault

The NOPD released new surveillance video of a person of interests in a French Quarter sexual assault.

According to a NOPD police report, it happened Monday, April 4th, in the 500 block of Ursulines Avenue.

Police say the 23 year old female victim was walking in the area when she noticed an unknown black male following her. The victim told detectives that she was crossing the intersection of Ursuline Avenue and Chartres St. when the unknown male subject, ran toward her from behind and threw her to the ground.

The victim said the subject then sexually assaulted her at gunpoint. After the assault, the victim said the suspect pointed the gun at her and told her to walk away. The victim walked toward nearby Decatur Street where she found a police officer.

The victim described the suspect as a black male, mid to late 20s, slender build, shoulder length dreads, wearing a black hoodie and dark colored jeans with small silver revolver.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111

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