Criminal Law

Man Arrested After Allegedly Slashing a Pregnant Woman’s Throat

A man accused of slitting his pregnant ex-girlfriend’s throat outside of a Clinton Township police station earlier this month was found and arrested in West Virginia Saturday. 

The 34-year-old woman was attacked Oct. 9. She was going to file a domestic report at the police station against her ex when the 45-year-old man, Kevin Lee Vanaelst, allegedly approached her in the parking lot with a box cutter. He then slashed her throat and fled the scene, according to authorities. 

The woman was rushed to a local hospital, where she received stitches and later was released. The woman is 22 weeks pregnant, police said. 

The Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office authorized a charge of assault with intent to murder Oct. 13 against Vanaelst.

Read the source article at Detroit Free Press

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