Atchison Co. Man Likely Facing Attempted Murder Charges

By: KNZA Radio (Posted by Melissa Brunner)
By: KNZA Radio (Posted by Melissa Brunner)

(KNZA) - An Atchison County man is expected to face attempted murder charges for an attack that injured a woman and a three month old child.

KNZA Radio reports Horton Police and the Brown County Sheriff's Office were called Wednesday night to a home in Horton. Authorities say the woman was apparently attacked when she answered her front door.

KNZA reports the child was treated for a cut on her head. The woman was flown to KU Medical Center for injuries including broken bones.

24-year old Matthew Hermreck was arrested at his home in Lancaster, which is in Atchison County. He was being held at the Brown County jail.

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