NOPD searching for suspect in Hayne Boulevard assault

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police are asking the public for help finding a suspect in a recent assault.

Police are looking for Leecole Robinson, 23.

On Wednesday night around 9:30 p.m., the victim told police that Robinson approached him in the parking lot of a gas station in the 11000 block of Hayne Boulevard and began shouting profanities at him.

Robinson then left, but returned a short time later with a black and silver handgun in the front waistband of his pants.

Robinson removed the handgun from his waistband as he made several threatening statements to the victim.

Anyone with information regarding Robinson's whereabouts is asked to call Detective Shonndell Fields or any Seventh District detective at 658-6070.

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