Man arrested after attacking girlfriend, burglarizing home

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — A 26-year-old female was allegedly attacked by her boyfriend Friday while they were arguing at an apartment complex in Englewood.

According to the Englewood Police Department, officers responded to a disturbance call Friday in the 1800 block of E. Girard Avenue.

Upon arrival, they found a female victim, who said her 24-year-old boyfriend had attacked her during an argument.

The victim told officers that her boyfriend had strangled her and punched her in the face. She also said he threw a knife at her, but missed.

The boyfriend then attempted to slit his own throat before exiting the apartment complex and heading northbound, she added.

After fleeing the scene, the boyfriend broke into a house in the 2200 block of E. Dartmouth Circle, police said. There, he assaulted the homeowner, threatening the individual with a wrench.

Officers were able to arrest the boyfriend without incident after he left the home.

The boyfriend was transported to a jail and faces numerous felony charges, including second-degree assault and first-degree burglary, police said.