ATTEMPTED MURDER: Iowa Man Charged

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A southern Iowa man was arrested and charged with attempted murder Monday.

Police believe 39-year-old Christopher Michael Brown of Cincinnati was involved in an altercation Friday in Centerville.  Brown allegedly displayed a knife and told the victim he was going to kill him before cutting the victim’s neck.

Bystanders stopped the attack and Brown fled.

He is currently being held in Appanoose County Jail.