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Boulder man, 19, arrested on attempted murder charge after police find injured woman

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Posted at 5:21 AM, Feb 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-19 07:23:29-05

BOULDER, Colo. — A 19-year-old man has been arrested on an attempted murder charge after his father reported that he believed he was involved in a domestic incident.

On Sunday around 10 a.m., a father called the Boulder Police Department to report that he believed his son was involved in a domestic disturbance that was happening at the time. He told police he believed his son was in a home along the 900 block of Euclid Avenue.

When police arrived at the residence, a woman opened the door. Police said she had "obvious injuries to her neck and face." She was transported to Boulder Community Health.

The suspect, who was identified as 19-year-old John Richter, surrendered to police. He was arrested on charges of first-degree assault, attempted second-degree murder, false imprisonment and other charges.

Anybody with information about this case should call BPD Det. Ashly Flynn at 303-441-1850.