Hamden police have arrested a woman accused of stabbing another woman and striking her with a car.
Police say Jenisse Pierre-Louis, 28, of New Haven, followed a 28-year-old New Haven resident down Whitney Avenue in Hamden after the victim left Pierre-Louis’s ex-boyfriend's job Friday. At around 12:30 p.m. the victim stopped at the Whitneyville Church of Christ at 1253 Whitney Avenue to confront Pierre-Louis.
According to police, Pierre-Louis then stabbed the victim multiple times in the arm and shoulder, then struck the victim twice with her car, knocking the victim to the ground. She fled the area before police arrived. Pierre-Louis’s young child was inside her vehicle at the time of the assault, according to police.
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The victim was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment of her injuries. She has not been identified.
Pierre-Louis was located at her home in New Haven and arrested. She is charged with two counts of first-degree assault and risk of injury to a minor. She was released after posting a $25,000 bond and scheduled to appear in Meriden Superior Court on June 30.