Man trying to rob woman stabbed multiple times by witness in New Orleans

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Published: May. 12, 2022 at 11:23 AM CDT

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A 31-year-old man is awaiting arrest in the hospital after being stabbed multiple times while trying to rob a woman, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

Police say Lorris Puckett attempted to snatch a 37-year-old woman’s purse in the 1000 block of Canal Street just after 11:30 a.m. on Wed., May 11.

During the struggle, another man came to the victim’s aid and stabbed Puckett multiple times.

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Puckett was transported to a local hospital. A warrant has been issued for his arrest.

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