NOPD: Suspect wanted for attacking man with a machete

NOPD: Suspect wanted for attacking man with a machete
Updated: Jul. 21, 2018 at 1:31 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is searching for a suspect accused of attacking a man with a machete in Central City.

Police say the incident happened just after 2 p.m. in the 2000 block of St. Andrew Street.

According to the victim, a man came to the location carrying a machete. When the victim and his friends attempted to make the suspect leave the location, the suspect swung the machete and struck the victim.

The victim was taken to a local hospital where his condition is currently unknown.

Police are searching for 22-year-old Kevin Parker.

Parker is described as being 5'11" and weighs approximately 146 pounds. He was last seen wearing khaki brown pants, a black Jimmy Johns shirt and a black hat.

If anyone has any information about the incident or the whereabouts of Kevin Parker, they are asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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