Updated 01/02/2013 02:37 PM
Lockport man pleads not guilty to trying to kill seven-year-old girl
NIAGARA COUNTY, N.Y. — A Lockport man has pleaded not guilty after police say he tried to kill a seven-year-old girl.
Police say they found 28-year-old David Alfonso bleeding when they arrived at a Monroe Street home Monday afternoon.
The mother of the girl told police Alfonso attacked her daughter and choked her. The girl was taken to Women and Children's hospital with injuries to her neck, throat, jaw, tongue, and cheek.
Alfonso is charged with attempted murder, strangulation, and assault.