Fresno Police Work to ID Woman, Found Nearly Naked and Wandering Street, Who Says She Is a Mermaid

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Authorities are asking for help identifying a woman who was nearly naked when she was found wandering a street in Fresno early Tuesday.

Fresno police released this photo April 4, 2017, of a woman found wandering down a street. She told police she was a mermaid.

The woman’s hair was wet when she was found around 3 a.m., and she told officers that she was a mermaid named Joanna, according to the Fresno Police Department.

The woman, who has two webbed toes on both feet, told officers that she had been in the water, but replied “I don’t know” to “most questions,” police said.

She is 5 foot 4 inches tall, weighs about 150 pounds, and has brown eyes and brown hair. She was found walking down the middle of Millerton Road across from the Eagle Spring Golf and Country Club, about a mile south of Table Mountain.

Anyone with information about her identity is asked to call Fresno police at 559-621-2455 or email the missing persons unit Detective Paul Hill at

Fresno police released this flier April 4, 2017.

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