35-year-old arrested for trying to kill his ex-girlfriend in Waterford

WATERFORD, Mich. (WXYZ) - Waterford Police arrested 35-year-old Charles Anderson for attempted murder after police say he tried to kill his ex-girlfriend.

According to police, they received a 911 call from a 30-year-old female saying her ex-boyfriend, Anderson, had attacked her in her apartment and strangled her until she was unconscious.

Police say when the woman regained consciousness, she found a knife wound to her neck and her car gone.

Anderson was wanted on other charges for assault with a dangerous weapon and domestic violence, and police were already looking for him.

Waterford Police arrested Anderson in Warren. Police say he admitted to the attempted murder of his ex-girlfriend because he didn't want her calling police.

They also say he threatened to kill both her family as well as his own family.

The woman was treated at the hospital and released.

Anderson is facing five felony charges, including assault with intent to commit murder, and his 3rd offense of domestic violence.

His bond was set at $1 million.



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