Police: Woman attacked in car, man arrested

Posted at 9:38 AM, Jan 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-16 10:01:50-05

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Kalamazoo Police say a 52-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly attacking his ex-girlfriend with a knife in a car Sunday.

According to a release, the woman was giving the man a ride at the time of the assault.   Police say he initially refused to let her go to the hospital, but after she pleaded with him he let her go.

He allegedly ordered her to let him out of the car a few blocks away from the hospital.  He was later arrested at a home in the Edison neighborhood.

The man faces charges of attempted murder, false imprisonment and domestic assault, third offense.  He will be identified pending formal arraignment.