Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly stabbed a homeless man in downtown Shreveport.

Police say Preston Ballard was asleep in the 400 block of Texas Street, when an unknown male approached him and asked for directions to Phoenix Underground Nightclub. Ballard pointed him in the right direction, and the man stabbed him several times. Ballard was taken to University Health with non-life-threatening wounds.

Violent Crimes Detectives are trying to identify and catch the suspect. Anyone with information that can help is asked to call Shreveport-Caddo Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373.

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