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NOPD searching for suspect accused of stabbing woman with scissors

23-year-old Earlnisha Jackson (Source: NOPD) 23-year-old Earlnisha Jackson (Source: NOPD)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

The New Orleans Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a woman accused of stabbing another woman with a pair of scissors.

Police say the incident happened Thursday in 9300 block of Lake Forest Boulevard.

According to the victim, she was sitting at a bar when a woman allegedly grabbed her by the hair, forced her to the ground, got on top of her and stabbed her once in the chest with a pair of scissors.

The victim was rushed to a local hospital where she was treated for internal bleeding.

Police have identified the suspect in the stabbing as 23-year-old Earlnisha Jackson. When arrested, Jackson will be charged with aggravated second-degree battery by cutting.

If anyone has any information about the whereabouts of Jackson, they are asked to contact Seventh District Detectives at (504) 658-6070 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.  

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