A man was stabbed by a transgender person in the French Quarter on Monday morning after he refused solicitation, according to the New Orleans Police Department.
After the victim refused, the suspect tried to pick pocket the victim. That’s when the victim was stabbed in an altercation and transported to a New Orleans-area hospital.
The incident happened in the 700 block of Iberville St. around 4:50 a.m.
There’s no update on the victim’s condition. The suspect fled the scene.