Woman escapes hammer attack near Quebec City
The attack took place at 22 des Rosiers in Saint-Étienne-de-Lauzon Saturday afternoon. (Image Google Street View)
Published Saturday, August 23, 2014 6:28PM EDT
Levis police are investigating reports that a 36-year-old man attacked a woman with both a hammer and an exacto knife in a residential suburb of Quebec City Saturday at around 1:45 p.m.
The woman suffered minor injuries and escaped to a neighbour’s home in St. Etienne de Lauzon.
The man threatened to harm himself after the alleged attack and was transported to a local hospital where he was highly-agitated.
The alleged assailant will be appear in court Monday where he will be charged with attempted murder.
-With a file from The Canadian Press