Tangipahoa authorities searching for Hammond man accused of choking woman, attempting to stab her _lowres

Adreon White

A Hammond man is wanted on a count of attempted murder after he allegedly violently choked a woman, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office reported Friday.

Adreon White, 27, of Happywoods Drive, is accused of choking a woman almost to an unconscious state, then attempting to stab her with a kitchen knife, sheriff’s spokeswoman Dawn Panepinto said in a news release.

White fled from deputies when they attempted to arrest him Monday, Panepinto said.

Anyone with information about White’s whereabouts should call Crime Stoppers at (800) 554-5245.