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Police accuse Nova Scotia man of dragging woman to river and choking her

GRANVILLE FERRY, N.S. — Police in Nova Scotia have accused a 30-year-old man grabbing a woman in a campground, dragging her to a river and holding her head under the water.

GRANVILLE FERRY, N.S. — Police in Nova Scotia have accused a 30-year-old man grabbing a woman in a campground, dragging her to a river and holding her head under the water.

RCMP in the Annapolis district say the alleged attack happened Sunday night on Highway 1 in Granville Ferry.

Police say the woman was rescued by a number of people who intervened, and was taken to hospital to be treated for moderate injuries.

Alexander Jacob O'Grady of Bedford, N.S., has been charged with attempted murder, assault causing bodily harm, choking or strangling while committing an assault and overcoming resistance by suffocating.

He was scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday.

The Canadian Press




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