Man Faces Attempted Murder Charges in Connection with Kitchener Trail Incident | The Canadian News

The Waterloo Regional Police have filed a charge of attempted murder in connection with an incident that occurred earlier this month on a trail in Kitchener.

Police say officers were called to a trail near Riverbend Drive on Sept. 8 around 8:10 p.m. after a woman was reported in need of medical assistance.

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Emergency services personnel found a woman with serious but not life-threatening injuries. Paramedics took her to an area hospital for treatment.

Police allege the injuries were caused by assault and said the victim knew her assailant.

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They say the suspect fled the area, but was quickly located by police.

A 32-year-old Kitchener man was initially charged with a series of crimes, including assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, strangulation and making threats, but a charge of attempted murder was also filed Monday.

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