A man dressed as Star Wars icon Chewbacca stabbed someone during a fight, according to police.

The street performer, believed to be a man in his 20s, knifed the victim during an argument Saturday, April 24, at around 8:50 p.m. in the tourist-friendly district, New York Post reports.

The incident, involving the man dressed as a Wookie, reportedly took place in the city’s French Quarter on the 700 block of Toulouse Street.

On Monday, officers released a photo of their suspect – dressed as the furry Star Wars character and holding a red lightsaber in the hopes of identifying him.

Although the released photo of the suspect showed him with the Chewbacca head still on, a witness told cops that the costume head did come off during the brawl.

The attacker is believed to be a black male in his 20s.

However, he has not been identified. Police are continuing their search and appealing for information from the public.

The condition of the victim who was stabbed by him was not immediately released.

Despite the severity of the crime, Twitter users couldn’t help but poke fun at the alleged criminal’s choice of attire, with some claiming they had an idea of the person’s whereabouts.

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"Saw him hanging out at a bar in Tatooine with a well-known space smuggler," one person wrote.

"Can't remember the name of the bar, but the band plays the same song all night if that helps."

Another wrote: "I just saw him attacking a military installation near the forest moon of Endor."

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According to NOLA, the stabbing was one of several separate violent incidents in the French Quarter last weekend.

Five people were injured in a Saturday morning shooting. Another person was injured in a shooting on Sunday.

Residents claim a new sales tax will soon help them fund more police in the area.

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