Deputies say a Halifax County woman was sexually assaulted, stabbed, kicked, punched and then her hair cut during a day-long ordeal on Monday.
Authorities were flagged down at Halifax Regional Medical Center. Deputies were told that Paul Faulkner had been beating the woman at his home all day.
The victim had been stabbed in the head and arm, sexually assaulted and beaten. The woman told deputies the man also took a hunting knife and started cutting her hair.
Faulkner is charged with attempted first degree murder, first degree kidnapping anD communication threats. He's in the Halifax County jail without bond.