A Newport man is wanted by police in connection with a reported assault and attempted murder of a woman last weekend in Fort Wright.
Jamie S. Holt, 22, has been charged with criminal attempt to commit murder. Police said the incident was reported Saturday around 2:15 p.m. at the victim's home on Fayette Circle. Investigators said the victim and Holt are acquaintances.
Fort Wright Police obtained a warrant for Holt and set bond at $50,000.
Holt is described as a white male, approximately 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighs about 170 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes.
His last known address is 12 Bricker Lane in Newport with a Kentucky.
Authorities said he has a criminal history of drug, disorderly conduct and assault on police officer charges. Anyone with information regarding Holt's whereabouts is asked to call Fort Wright Police at (859) 331-2191.
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