An arrest warrant has been issued for Joshua Richard — the man believed to be responsible for the Dec. 26 assault on Andre Broussard.
After being bumped by Broussard, who was heading home after 2 a.m. down Jefferson Street, the 27-year-old Richard is alleged to have followed him and ultimately confronting the well-known graphic designer somewhere near the Vermilion Street intersection. A confrontation ensued, and Broussard was ultimately left beaten and lying on the street.
Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department are currently searching for Richard, and anyone with information as to his whereabouts are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.
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