Louisiana

Suspect Identified in Eighth District Aggravated Assault

NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD has obtained an arrest warrant for Kobey Joseph in the investigation of an aggravated assault that occurred on March 22, 2020.

Through investigation, NOPD Eighth District officers determined that at about 11:46 p.m., Joseph reportedly shoplifted from a business. Upon returning to the business, Joseph was allegedly asked to leave by an employee of the location. Both parties were involved in an argument, at which time Joseph allegedly produced a handgun and left the location.

Anyone with information on this incident or on the whereabouts of Kobey Joseph is asked to contact NOPD Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080, or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.