New Orleans Police Searching for Man Suspected of Committing ‘Unnatural Sex Acts’ on Two Horses
New Orleans police are on the hunt for a man suspected of committing "unnatural sex acts" on two horses early Tuesday morning inside the stables at City Park.
According to police, the man entered the stables in the 1000 block of Filmore Avenue shortly after 2:00 am Tuesday.
The suspect was captured on camera and was wearing a striped shirt and a distinctive tattoo on his right arm.
Police did not give specifics in regards to the alleged sex acts. It's also unclear as of late yesterday who owned the two victimized horses.
The New Orleans Police Department's Mounted Division stables its horses in City Park, however, those are housed on Harrison Avenue, so the horses involved were not the NOPD's.
The suspect is wanted on one charge of sexual abuse of an animal. That felony charge carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison.
This law was created in 2018 as a standalone bestiality statute to replace Louisiana's anti-sodomy law, which was deemed unconstitutional in 2003.
NOPD is asking anyone with information regarding the incident or the identity of the suspect to contact Third District detectives at 504-658-6030 or call Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans anonymously at 504-822-1111 or 877-903-STOP.