Man robbed and cut during Riverbend robbery

June 7, 2017 | Updated: 10:36 a.m., June 7, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD is looking for a man who was caught on surveillance video assaulting and robbing a man in the Riverbend area.

The attack occurred just before midnight on June 5 behind a business in the 1200 block of Dublin Street, according to the NOPD.

The victim was taking out the trash behind his place of employment when a man demanded his wallet before attacking him with a knife.

The victim and the robber struggled, during which time the victim was cut several times, according to the NOPD.

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The robber was able to grab the victim’s wallet from his pocket and make his escape.

The suspect is described as a black male in his 50s, standing 6’3″- 6’4″ tall with a brown complexion and a graying goatee. He was wearing a black Kangol hat, black clothing, black and white Nike tennis shoes, and a watch on his right arm.

If you have any information regarding the identity if this suspect please call the Second District at (504) 658-6020.