(ANSA) – Osimo (Ancona), August 22 – A 43-year old man was
arrested on Thursday for allegedly attempting to kill a former
partner who had left him on August 16 by hitting her and
stabbing her in the chest with her with a large kitchen knife.
Luca Graciotti, from the town of Numana, waited for former
live-in girlfriend C. A. under her house at via Scalette in
Osimo near the Marche costal port of Ancona.
Upon seeing her he attacked her and plunged the blade into
her chest. The woman, who is 42 years old and originally from
Naples, underwent surgery for a suspected perforated lung.
The woman, who was not identified by her full name, is not
in a life-threatening condition.
The Italian government recently acted to stem a tide of
violence against women and murders, mostly by exes, called