BREAUX BRIDGE, La. (KLFY) – Police are searching for a suspect who attacked a resident overnight near the Bayou Teche Apartments.
Officers responded to the scene around 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of Lillian Street and Agnes Drive.
Chief Rollie Cantu tells News 10 that the male victim was walking home at the time when a suspect approached him and asked for a light, then demanded money.
The victim reportedly told the suspect that he did not have any money and was attacked with a knife.
The suspect fled the scene afterwards.
Cantu says the victim was treated for minor injuries and officers are working on identifying the suspect, who the victim described as a young black male.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Breaux Bridge Police.