johnny jarreau

Johnny Jarreau

DENHAM SPRINGS – Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives are searching Sunday night for a Denham Springs man, who is involved in a stabbing investigation.

Jonathan “Johnny’” Jarreau, 30, is sought for aggravated second-degree battery and violation of protective order, according to a Sheriff’s Office news release.

“Around 3:30 p.m., the male victim reported to us that he had been stabbed and identified his attacker,” Sheriff Jason Ard said.

The attack occurred at an apartment complex on La. 16.

“Detectives learned the physical assault happened after the suspect was asked to leave,” Ard said. “It was learned he was asked to leave because of an active protective order in place.

“During the fight, the victim was stabbed in the abdomen with a knife. Jarreau then fled," he said.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment where he is listed in critical condition, Ard said.

Anyone with information is asked to call (225) 686-2241 ext. 1 or the Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867)

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