Manhattan man facing attempted murder charges after beating up girlfriend

MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) A Manhattan man is facing attempted murder charges after police said he beat up his girlfriend.

Riley County Police Capt. Josh Kyle said Shawn Henderson, 39, of Manhattan was arrested Tuesday, and faces a count of Attempted Second Degree Murder.

Kyle said Henderson's partner, a 38-year-old woman, reported being physically assaulted just after 6:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Henderson remains jailed on a $250,000 bond.

Officials said the woman was taken to an area hospital for treatment.