New Orleans SWAT roll ends, search for suspect, minors underway

The New Orleans Police Department responded to a barricaded person in the 7200 block of Northgate Drive on Thanksgiving Day.

The incident led to a search for the barricaded suspect and two minors.

According to NOPD, the barricaded suspect was identified as Robert Moody, who is wanted on domestic abuse, aggravated assault, and aggravated assault with a firearm.

NOPD said officers learned Moody was inside a home with two minor children.

According to NOPD, after exhausting all options, officers entered the residence around 8 a.m. and found it empty.

Police say the scene has been cleared.

An arrest warrant has been issued for Moody.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Moody and/or the two juveniles believe to be with Moody is urged to contact NOPD Seventh District detectives at 504-658-6070 or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111.

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