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Covington PD: Man tried to cut woman's head off with Samurai sword

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COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) -

A man is behind bars after Covington Police say he attempted to cut a woman's head off with a Samurai type sword. 

Terry Phillips, 39, was arrested by the Lexington Police Department on Tuesday. He is facing Attempted Murder and Assault charges. 

According to Covington PD, officers responded to a property on Holman Ave. on Saturday, Feb. 6 for reports of an assault with injuries. The victim stated that during an argument Phillips attempted to cut her head off with a Samurai type sword. 

Police say the sword struck the victim's arm, causing a serious injury.

Phillips allegedly fled the scene before police arrived. 

Covington PD alerted Lexington PD of possible addresses where Phillips could be staying. Lexington PD found Phillips and arrested him Tuesday evening.

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