POLICE: Louisville man tells victim 'she would not leave the house alive'
The police report states the suspect took the victim into a bedroom and hit her in the nose, causing a nosebleed.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville man has been arrested on a charge of attempted murder.
Nicholas Lipscomb, 35, was arrested on Monday at his home in the 5000 block of Woodhill Lane, near Shepherdsville Road.
According to an arrest report, Lipscomb and a female victim were involved in a verbal argument that became physical on July 29.
Police say Lipscomb threw the victim on the living room floor, hit her in the stomach with his fist and dragged her across the floor. According to police, Lipscomb began choking the victim.
According to officials, the victim said Lipscomb told her "he was going to kill her" and "she would not leave the house alive." Officials also say the victim stated Lipscomb said the landlord would walk in on him killing her.
The police report states Lipscomb took the victim into a bedroom and hit her in the nose, causing a nosebleed.
Investigators say the victim fell on the floor and began choking on her own blood and Lipscomb grabbed her and began choking her.
Police say when the victim tried to turn her body away from Lipscomb, he sat on her back and started choking her from behind with both hands. Lipscomb then hit the victim's head on the floor several times before taking her into the bathroom to clean her up.
Authorities say Lipscomb picked up a knife in the bathroom,"held it to the victim and again stated he was going to kill her."
According to officials, Lipscomb walked outside and came back in, and the victim was able to escape to a neighbor's home and call police.
The victim was taken to U of L Hospital to be treated for several injuries, including ligature marks to her neck, bruises and pain to the chest, neck, throat, arms and face.
Lipscomb is also charged with terroristic threatening and fourth-degree assault.
He was scheduled to appear in court Tuesday.
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