I suggest a new strategy: Police turn to the public for help finding Chewbacca performer accused in stabbing

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Source: New Orleans police; MEGA

Apr. 29 2021, Updated 3:59 p.m. ET

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It wasn’t wise to upset the wookie. 

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New Orleans police is asking for help to find a street performer who was allegedly involved in a stabbing. 

The incident happened during an altercation on April 24, according to New Orleans police. The suspect was a street performer who wore a costume of Chewbacca from “Star Wars.” Police say they believe the suspect is a black man in his 20s. 

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The suspect is accused of stabbing another person with a knife. The stabbing happened on Toulouse Street, according to media reports

Police did not release the extent of the victim’s injuries. 

Anyone who has seen the suspect — in New Orleans or a galaxy a long time ago and far, far away — is asked to call police at (504) 658-6080 or CrimeStoppers at (504) 822-1111.

Source: New Orleans police

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