Police say they have arrested a man they say attacked, threatened with a gun and kidnapped another man Monday afternoon.
According to New Orleans Police, Michael Jacobs, 35, approached two people in the 14700 block of Chef Menteur Highway around 5 p.m. Monday. Jacobs allegedly punched the two victims in the face, pointed a gun at one of the victims and forced him into his vehicle.
Police say Jacobs then drove the victim to a nearby park. He later fled on foot when he saw NOPD units in the area.
NOPD said Jacobs is wanted for simple kidnapping, false imprisonment while armed with a firearm, aggravated assault, illegal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and two counts of simple battery.