The NOPD has obtained an arrest warrant for James Banks (DOB: 04-21-1964) in connection with an aggravated battery incident that occurred on September 4, 2018 at the intersection of Decatur and St. Peter streets.
On September 4, 2018, an aggravated battery by cutting occurred at the location. The victim received multiple stab wounds and was severely injured. James Banks has been identified by Eighth District detectives as the perpetrator, and an arrest warrant has been obtained for second degree aggravated battery.
Banks is described as a black male standing approximately 5’9” and weighing about 200 pounds. He is known to frequent the French Quarter area.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of James Banks is asked to contact Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers at 504-821-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.