Fox 8: All Suspects In French Quarter Attack In Custody

(Fox 8) The third and fourth suspects in a violent attack on two tourists in the French Quarter are in custody.

Rashaad Piper, 20, was booked into the Orleans Parish Jail around 4 a.m. Wednesday. Nicholas Polgowski, 18, was also taken into custody shortly after 6 a.m. Wednesday and also booked on a charge of second-degree robbery.

Piper is charged with second-degree robbery in connection with a violent Saturday night attack on two tourists in the 200 block of Bienville Street.

The first two suspects to be arrested by the NOPD were 21-year-old DeJuan Paul, who police say was the main aggressor and 18-year-old Joshua Simmons. 

"We told you all along we knew their names, we knew who they were, and last night Joshua Simmons was arrested with the help of a citizen who alerted us to his location," said New Orleans Police Department Superintendent Michael Harrison.

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