Woman who randomly stabbed people on NOLA sidewalk identified

Published: Dec. 3, 2014 at 3:06 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 3, 2014 at 5:45 PM CST
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Image from surveillance video of suspect (Source: New Orleans Police Department)
Image from surveillance video of suspect (Source: New Orleans Police Department)

NEW ORLEANS (WAFB) - The New Orleans Police Department have identified the woman who walked down Decatur Street and randomly stabbed two men who walked passed her.

She has been identified as 47-year-old Jeannene Meyer, but may be using the names Jeanne or Jeanie.

Police say Meyer appeared to be mumbling to herself as she walked down the street and stabbed a 28-year-old man and a 62-year-old man. They sustained minor lacerations.

The aggravated battery was all caught on camera and can be seen here.

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An arrest warrant has been issued for Meyer for two counts of aggravated battery.

The Eighth District Investigative Unit is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at 504-658-6080.

Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading to the arrest and indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at

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