Officers with the New Iberia Police Department responded to 620 South Hopkins Street, the business of Hopkins One Stop, in reference to a disturbance on May 5, 2021.
According to both parties, both subjects got into a verbal altercation at which time the victim grew angry and punched the plexiglass. The cashier came from behind the counter and struck the victim in the head with a bottle subsequently causing the bottle to break on his head.
The victim was later transported to a nearby hospital for the injuries he sustained and was ultimately released.
On May 6, 2021, Officers arrested Saleh Ahmed on an Arrest Warrant for Aggravated Second-Degree Battery and is currently being held at the Iberia Parish Jail.