Metairie woman pours boiling water on boyfriend

Theresa Wood, 20 (JPSO)
Theresa Wood, 20 (JPSO)

Metairie, La. -  Police say 20-year-old Theresa Wood poured hot water on her boyfriend while he was sleeping.

The incident is still under investigation and details are limited at this time.

The victim told police that Wood hit him with his own pool cue before arming herself with boiling water, according to the arrest report. Wood then poured the boiling water over the victim while he was asleep. It is unclear why Wood was so upset or how much time passed between the these two incidents.

The report also states when the victim attempted to drive himself to the hospital, he discovered all four of his vehicle's tires had been slashed.

No information is available about the extent of the victim's injuries.

Deputies arrested Wood Monday afternoon at her Metairie apartment in the 2300 block of Houma Boulevard and then booked her early Tuesday morning with aggravated battery at the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna.

Police say Wood was released the same day on a $5,000 bond.