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British man arrested for attempted murder in Mexico City

Mexico City, Mexico — A British man has been arrested for the attempted murder of his girlfriend. His arrest took place Tuesday afternoon in Cuernavaca, Morelos. State and federal police participated in the capture of Morris “N” who had an outstanding arrest warrant.

Morris “N” was taken into custody after he is alleged to have physically assaulted his girlfriend during a heated argrument in their Mexico City home. His unidentified girlfriend was hospitalized due to injuries sustained.

Police were unable to located Morris “N” until Tuesday, when he was arrested in the city of Cuernavaca in the state of Morelos.

According to a statement by the Fiscalía de Morelos, the incident happened “in recent days when the man argued with the female victim inside a home located in the Extremadura Insurgentes neighborhood of Benito Juárez (Mexico City) and presumably physically assaulted her.”

As a result of their investigation, “it was established that the probable perpetrator would have moved to Cuernavaca to avoid legal action after authorities obtained an arrest warrant against him,” the agency added.

Morris “N” was transferred to the Reclusorio Preventivo Varonil Norte (Mexico City men’s prison) for the crime of attempted femicide.