Man accused of strangling woman, throwing bleach on her in Uptown


NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – A New Orleans man is wanted for attempted murder after reportedly strangling a woman and throwing bleach on her.

According to New Orleans Police, the victim was involved in a verbal dispute with 51-year-old Jeffrey Ballard in the 3900 block of Tchoupitoulas Street.

Ballard allegedly grabbed the woman by the neck, strangled her, threatened to kill her, broke her nose and then threw bleach on her. The incident happened Wednesday evening.

She was taken to Tulane Medical Center.

NOPD said officers are working to secure an arrest warrant for Ballard.