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Man arrested for alleged sexual battery in Gentilly

New Orleans police arrested a man they believe was involved in a sexual crime. (Source: NOPD) New Orleans police arrested a man they believe was involved in a sexual crime. (Source: NOPD)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

New Orleans police arrested Yazen Allibanawi, 21, in connection with a sexual battery incident that happened on Feb. 17 in the 1600 block of Robert E. Lee Boulevard.

At about 5:38 p.m., Third District officers notified NOPD Special Victims Section Sex Crime Unit detectives of a reported sexual battery in the area.

Detectives were able to positively identify Allibanawi as the perpetrator and obtain a warrant for his arrest.

Allibanawi was booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center on a charge of sexual battery.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact NOPD Special Victims Section Sex Crime Unit detectives at 504-658-5530.

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