POSTED: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 4:00pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 4:04pm
NEW ORLEANS, LA (NBC33) — Police are looking for a 25-year-old woman who is accused of stabbing a person multiple times over the weekend. They believe she may have fled to the Houston area.
The New Orleans Police Department has issued a warrant for the arrest of Cheralynn Peterson. She is accused of Attempted Second-Degree Murder.
Officials believe Peterson stabbed the female victim in the neck, back, shoulder and arm. It happened at roughly 2:00 a.m. near the intersection of North Peters and Beinville Streets on Sunday, July 14.
Peterson is described as a black female, 5’7” tall, with a thin build, and braided hair. She has prior arrests for Theft, Simple Battery, Possession of Narcotics, Criminal Damage to Property and Disturbing the Peace.
If you know anything regarding her whereabouts, call Crime Stoppers at (504) 822-1111, or your local law enforcement agency.