Yarmouth man charged with attempted murder in stabbing

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RCMP say they were called to an apartment on Main Street at about 1:35 a.m. on Monday for a report of a stabbing.  (David Bell/CBC - image credit)
RCMP say they were called to an apartment on Main Street at about 1:35 a.m. on Monday for a report of a stabbing. (David Bell/CBC - image credit)

A 19-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly stabbing a woman in Yarmouth, N.S., early Monday morning.

RCMP say they were called to an apartment on Main Street at about 1:35 a.m. for a report of a stabbing.

Police say their investigation found that the man, from Yarmouth, stabbed a 38-year-old Yarmouth woman who is known to him.

The woman was taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The man has been charged with attempted murder, assault with a weapon, assault while choking, overcoming resistance to the commission of an offence and uttering threats.

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