NOPD searching for suspects accused of stabbing man in face

NOPD searching for suspects accused of stabbing man in face

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is searching for two suspects wanted in connection to an armed robbery and attempted murder case.

The NOPD is searching for Walter Levy  and Steven Brown.

The incident happened on Sunday at about 3 a.m. in the 400 block of Iberville Street, where the victim was robbed at knife-point.

Video surveillance showed the victim walking down N. Peters Street when he was approached by the suspect who attempted to steal his wallet.

The subject produced a knife and injured the victim, stabbing him several times in the face, neck, chest and torso.

State troopers later discovered a knife in the 200 block of Clinton Street.

According to NOPD, witnesses said the perpetrator fled the scene towards Bienville Street.

The reporting person told police the suspect was in his late 30s, wearing a long white t-shirt and jeans.

Brown was the perpetrator in this incident and Levy served as his accomplice, according to police.

Brown is believed to frequent homeless shelters in the New Orleans area and has previously lived in McComb, Mississippi. Levy is believed to frequent the French Quarter and downtown areas of New Orleans.

His last known address is in New Orleans East.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.