BURLINGTON (AP) - Vermont police have arrested a man accused of trying to strangle a woman in Burlington.

Police say 34-year-old David Godin was arrested Sunday afternoon in Burlington. He being charged with attempted homicide, burglary, criminal mischief and interfering with access to emergency services. It was immediately known whether he has a lawyer.

Police say Godin went to the victim's apartment three times Saturday night and early Sunday morning. They say he kicked in the door the first time, tried to strangle the woman and took her phone so she couldn't call for help the second time, and forced broke in again the third time, when the woman wasn't home.


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