Mississippi Mills man charged with attempted murder
Woman seriously injured at residence in Mississippi Mills community of Almonte
A 73-year-old man from Mississippi Mills, Ont., has been charged with attempted murder after a female was attacked Wednesday in a home in the eastern Ontario community of Almonte.
Lanark County police were called to the home at 12:39 a.m. after receiving a call about a domestic disturbance, OPP said in a news release.
An altercation had happened at the home, they said, and a female had been seriously injured. She was treated at hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.
Police have charged a man with attempted murder, uttering threats and overcoming resistance by choking, suffocating or strangling another person.
He was taken into custody until a bail hearing Friday at the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth, Ont.
His name is being withheld to protect the identity of the victim, police said.