VIDEO: $3 sends man into machete-wielding rage

VIDEO: $3 sends man into machete-wielding rage
Source: NOPD

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is searching for suspect wanted for an aggravated assault that happened at a store in Gentilly.

The assault happened in the 3100 block of Gentilly Boulevard.

The victim, a cashier at the location, told police that on Saturday around 10:35 a.m. the suspect entered the business and requested dollar bills for his three dollars in coins.

The subject placed the coins on the counter and then left the location, according to the report.

She the suspect returned, he noticed the money was gone. The victim told him that a previous customer had taken the coins.

Police said the suspect  became irate and exited the store. The report said he returned with a machete and demanded his three dollars.

As the cashier was reaching for a sales ad, the subject started banging the machete on the counter almost hitting the victim's hand, according to the report.

After receiving three dollars from an unknown customer, the suspect then left the in a red SUV.

The suspect is described as being bald, and was seen wearing a white hoodie, khaki jacket, beige pants and white tennis shoes.

Surveillance video of the incident can be seen below:

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