Lebanon man jailed for stabbing girlfriend

A Lebanon man was jailed on attempted homicide and related charges after he stabbed his girlfriend in their apartment early Friday, according to police.

Heriberto Mendez, 49, was additionally charged with aggravated assault and simple assault.

He was being held in the Lebanon County Correctional Facility on $1 million bail.

Police said they were dispatched to the couple's apartment around 1 a.m. and found the 48-year-old woman had suffered a stab wound to her chest.

She was transported to a hospital for emergency care.

Police did not release her name and said her medical condition was unknown.


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