A man is facing attempted murder charges after police say he attacked his girlfriend with an ax and then locked her in a shed.
Rocky Mount police say Boris Bullock was arrested Wednesday night.
Police say the woman, Frances Williams, was in stable condition at Nash General Hospital. The woman told police Bullock struck her with an ax at her home on Cambridge Circle around 8:40 a.m. Wednesday.
The victim told police she was then locked in a shed behind her home while she was unconscious. Once she regained consciousness, Williams was able to escape from the shed and call police.