A man was placed in jail early Sunday morning after police said he tried to kill his girlfriend.
Damou Akbar Bradley, 27, was arrested and charged with attempted murder, first-degree assault and possession of marijuana. Robert Swanigan, assistant chief of Georgetown police, said the incident happened around 11:15 p.m. Saturday on Copper Kettle Path.
Swanigan said Bradley choked the woman with bare hands until she became unconscious, then stabbed her at least three times with a knife.
Swanigan said the woman was still in the hospital as of Sunday morning. Police were withholding which hospital she was admitted to.
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“We want to make sure she’s safe,” he said.
A condition for the woman was not listed.
Bradley was lodged in the Scott County Jail.