Man arrested for attempted murder
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police have arrested a man on attempted murder charges, accused of stabbing and beating his wife.
Police say Trolando Richardson confronted the victim at her apartment complex, pushed her down the stairs and punched her in the face.
The victim told police that Richardson then stabbed her with a knife while continuing to beat her. She was transported to the hospital with multiple stab wounds to the face, back, chest, leg, and hand.
A witness told police that he saw the attack and could see Richardson making stabbing motions.
Richardson has a criminal history including assault, battery, robbery, hit and run, drug possession, and burglary arrests.
He is charged with attempted second degree murder, domestic abuse battery, and violation of a protective order.