Kitchener man charged with attempted murder
Waterloo regional police have charged a Kitchener man with attempted murder in connection to an incident near Riverbend Drive.
According to a release, police responded to a trail near Riverbend Drive around 8:10 p.m. on Sept. 8 after receiving a report of a woman in medical distress.
Police say they located a 27-year-old woman with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. She was transported to hospital.
The suspect allegedly fled the area but was later arrested by police.
A 32-year-old Kitchener man was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, strangulation, uttering threats and mischief under $5,000.
Police said they added an attempted murder charge on Monday as a result of the ongoing investigation.
The victim and accused were known to each other, according to police.
Anyone with information is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers.