A 49-year-old man was arrested by Milford Police Wednesday and charged with attempted murder, in the near-strangling of his girlfriend.
Joao Soares De Souza, 49, of 84 Grove St., Apt. 1, Milford, is charged with felony attempted murder, domestic assault and battery, aggravated assault and battery with serious injury, as well as a prior warrant, according to a police dispatch log.
The woman called police about 5:40 a.m. Wednesday, and reported she had been "strangled by her boyfriend." The woman was at a location on South Main Street when she called authorities.
She did not require hospitalization for her injuries.