Chicot/St. Landry Stabbing
On Wednesday, May 23, 2018, the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office received a report of a stabbing that occurred on Hwy. 106 between Bayou Chicot and St. Landry communities. The complainant advised he was traveling on Hwy. 106 at approximately 11:40 p.m. when he observed a white male walking on the side of the roadway. The complainant stopped to offer assistance to the male subject. The complainant advised the subject requested a ride, which he obliged. The complainant advised after the subject entered the vehicle, they proceeded west bound on Hwy. 106. The complainant advised when they began traveling, the subject brandished a sharp edged weapon and began stabbing and cutting the complainant. The complainant advised the subject then exited the vehicle and fled on foot. The complainant then returned to his residence, where he contacted 911.
The suspect has been identified as a white male, late 20’s to early 30’s, approximately 5’6” – 5’8”. He was last seen wearing an Orange shirt w/cut sleeves and a pair of light colored blue jeans.
If you have any information regarding this matter, you are urged to contact the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division at 337-363-2161.