Suspect arrested in Aloha knife attack

Suspect arrested in Aloha knife attack

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Posted on January 12, 2013 at 11:50 AM

Updated Saturday, Jan 12 at 1:00 PM

ALOHA, Ore. -- The Washington County Sheriff's Office said a man who allegedly cut his estranged girlfriend's neck with a knife Thursday is now in custody.

According to investigators, 46-year-old Jose Ponce-Guitron broke into his estranged girlfriend's apartment in Aloha and attacked her.

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She went to the hospital with a deep cut to her neck that was non-life-threatening, authorities said.

Ponce-Guitron was picked up during a traffic stop and will face attempted murder charges.

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